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Russia: Chertanovo Football School gears up for the Confederations Cup02:24

Russia: Chertanovo Football School gears up for the Confederations Cup

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 9, 2017 at 20:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

A celebration marking the 100-day countdown to the kick off of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia took place at the Chertanovo Football School in Moscow on Thursday.

The event kicked off by the parade of the participating counties with models marching at the football pitch with the flags of Russia, Portugal, New Zealand, Mexico, Germany, Chile, Australia and Cameroon.

Head of Moscow Department of Physical Education and Sports Nikolai Gulyayev welcomed everyone at the celebration saying that it is a “remarkable event, in my opinion very significant in football”.

A football match with participation of the volunteers, journalists and the students of the football school followed the event.

The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will take place in Russia for the first time from 17 June till 2 July. The matches will be hosted in the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.

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A celebration marking the 100-day countdown to the kick off of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia took place at the Chertanovo Football School in Moscow on Thursday.

The event kicked off by the parade of the participating counties with models marching at the football pitch with the flags of Russia, Portugal, New Zealand, Mexico, Germany, Chile, Australia and Cameroon.

Head of Moscow Department of Physical Education and Sports Nikolai Gulyayev welcomed everyone at the celebration saying that it is a “remarkable event, in my opinion very significant in football”.

A football match with participation of the volunteers, journalists and the students of the football school followed the event.

The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will take place in Russia for the first time from 17 June till 2 July. The matches will be hosted in the cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.

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