13:08 GMT +322 September 2019
Listen Live
    The sun is reflected in FIFA's logo.

    FIFA Highly Assess Russia's Preparation For World Cup - Deputy PM Mutko

    © REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann
    Get short URL
    0 56

    According to the Russian deputy prime minister, FIFA highly assessed Russia's preparations for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 World Cup.

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) — Russia's preparationsfor the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 World Cup has received a good assessment from FIFA (the International Federation of Association Football), Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Tuesday.

    "One of the issues today was preparation for the World Cup, the Confederations Cup in Russia… In general, the preparation received a very good assessment from the Executive Committee," Mutko told R-Sport by phone.

    He added that it had been decided to hold the 68th FIFA Congress in 2018 in Moscow, but the date had not been approved yet.


    Court Rejects Case Against FIFA Over Qatar World Cup 2022 Migrant Worker Abuse
    UEFA Nominates Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mutko to FIFA Council
    FIFA Fines All Four UK Football Teams For Wearing WWI Remembrance Symbols
    preparations, FIFA World Cup 2018, Vitaly Mutko, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik