SOCHI (Sputnik) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino was largely impressed with his visit to the Fisht Stadium in Russia's Sochi which hosts the Confederations Cup, "Russia-2018" Local Organizing Committee Venue Manager Andrey Markov said Tuesday.
"I personally accompanied Infantino at the Fisht stadium. We walked through all the zones of the stadium. He was impressed and satisfied with conditions provided for all FIFA's client groups. We worked hard in order for everyone to feel comfortable," Markov said.
The Confederations Cup kicked off on Saturday and will last through July 2 in the Russian cities of Kazan, Sochi, St. Petersburg and Moscow. Russia, New Zealand, Portugal, Mexico, Cameroon, Chile, Australia and Germany have sent their national teams to participate in the cup.