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Russia: Kazan ready for 2018 FIFA World Cup, other prep on schedule, says Mutko03:15

Russia: Kazan ready for 2018 FIFA World Cup, other prep on schedule, says Mutko

Russian Federation, Moscow
December 23, 2015 at 14:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Sports Minister Vitali Mutko reported on the preparation progress relating to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, held in Russia, at a press conference in Moscow, Wednesday.

Mutko stated that FIFA committee in the annual official letter evaluated Russia's preparation progress as 12 out of 10. He said that "no doubts from FIFA side that it will be on a decent level and there are no remarks."

Concerning technical readiness, he said that "no one is really ready, because no city has a stadium except of Kazan." He reported that the Moscow stadium is now rapidly being built and progress is on target. In conclusion he stated that the main concern is the construction of stadiums and training fields.

The 21st FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia between 17 June and 18 July. The event will be held in 11 Russian cities and in 12 different stadiums.

Russia: Kazan ready for 2018 FIFA World Cup, other prep on schedule, says Mutko03:15
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Russian Sports Minister Vitali Mutko reported on the preparation progress relating to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, held in Russia, at a press conference in Moscow, Wednesday.

Mutko stated that FIFA committee in the annual official letter evaluated Russia's preparation progress as 12 out of 10. He said that "no doubts from FIFA side that it will be on a decent level and there are no remarks."

Concerning technical readiness, he said that "no one is really ready, because no city has a stadium except of Kazan." He reported that the Moscow stadium is now rapidly being built and progress is on target. In conclusion he stated that the main concern is the construction of stadiums and training fields.

The 21st FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia between 17 June and 18 July. The event will be held in 11 Russian cities and in 12 different stadiums.

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