FIFA president Gianni Infantino insisted on Tuesday that Russia is prepared to host the globe Cup later this year, despite reports that many stadiums have didn’t meet completion deadlines.
Russia can host the globe Cup from day to July fifteen across eleven cities.
“Russia is ninety nine able to host the globe Cup, they’re putt the last finishing touches and everybody UN agency goes to Russia can have an amazing time,” aforementioned Infantino at a press making known in metropolis once a FIFA summit. “Arrangements area unit bushed place to form it an excellent expertise.”
The FIFA boss aforementioned the main target of the summit in urban center was to enhance age-grade competitions, whereas he additionally praised hosts Nigeria for his or her success in such tournaments.
Nigeria has won the under-17 World Cup a record 5 times, starting with the inaugural edition in 1985 in China.
On Monday, Infantino was honored with a special award by the Nigeria soccer Federation (NFF).