In Russia there comes the President of the International Federation of football Gianni Infantino. The capital of Tatarstan, along with Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sochi, will host the confederations Cup that precedes the world Cup in 2018.
To participate in the ceremony arrived in Kazan more than 700 guests: heads of FIFA, the athletes and the Commission, which will assess the readiness of the city. Guests toured the sports village, the training base, infrastructure and the stadium "Kazan arena". The capital of Tatarstan has already hosted major international competitions: world University games, world championship on the water worlds of sports, the world Cup synchronized swimming Championships.
As noted by the representatives of FIFA, the city is almost ready for the upcoming Cup. The Russian national team when the draw got the 1st basket. It teams with the highest world rankings - Germany, Chile and Portugal. 2nd basket - Mexico, Australia, New Zealand. During the tournament teams will divided into 2 groups. From each semi-final will be 2 teams. The matches of the confederations Cup will be held in the early summer of 2017 in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi.
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