"The experience gained by the Organizing Committee in the preparation and carrying out of preliminary draw for the World Cup, will be used in the organization of the following official measures of the tournament - the draw for the 2017 Confederations Cup and the draw for the final stage of the 2018 World Cup.
I am sure we will be able to surpass our own achievements and surprise guests and fans with new unforgettable show," Mutko said.
FIFA general secretary Markus Kuttner said that preparations for the 2017 Confederations Cup is going according to schedule.
"For us, 2015 became a key stage in the planning and operational preparation towards the 2018 World Cup.
Here, Sportsmail provides all the information you need on the World Cup play-off games.
Northern Ireland vs Switzerland (Thursday, November 9 and Sunday, November 12)Croatia vs Greece (Thursday, November 9 and Sunday, November 12)Sweden vs Italy (Friday, November 10 and Monday, November 13)Denmark vs Republic of Ireland (Saturday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 14)The first legs start on Thursday with Croatia vs Greece on Sky Sports Mix (KO 7.45pm), whilst Northern Ireland vs Switzerland (KO 7.45pm) is on Sky Sports Main Event.
Two more participants if the 2017 Confederations Cup will be announced in June and July 2016, when the winner of the European Championship and the OFC Nations Cup will be determined.
The show ended with a performance by Polina Gagarina and the children's choir, which had as many members as the number of the teams competing for participation in the World Cup.
The Confederations Cup matches which will be held from June 17 to July 2, on 4 out of 12 stadiums of the World Cup - in Kazan, Sochi, St. On February 3, 500 days before the start of the tournament, which is informally called the "Festival of Champions", the official emblem of the Confederations Cup will be presented in Moscow.
Renovated Fisht Olympic Stadium will open in summer.
It was reported after the meeting of Organizing Committee "Russia 2018" Board meeting with the FIFA representatives.
The draw for the 2017 Confederations Cup will take place in Kazan Tennis Academy, the exact location of the draw for the 2018 World Cup final stage is still unknown.