The President hopes that the Russian team will show “strong-willed uncompromising football that I appreciate and love the fans”
Russian President Vladimir Putinto TASS Mikhail Metzel
– Preparation for the world Cup 2018 is almost complete, Russia ready for the tournament, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“The preparations are almost complete. Russia to tournament ready,” he said at a meeting of the Supervisory Board of the Autonomous nonprofit organization “organizing Committee “Russia-2018”.
“There comes the most responsible stage spot-adjust all the mechanisms involved in the process of conducting the world championship,” – said the head of state.
The workload of heads of regions that will host world Cup matches, has increased significantly
Putin has demanded from heads of regions that will host matches of the world Cup, constant attention and personal involvement in the organization of the tournament.
“The load on the regions, on you, dear colleagues, to all regional structures will increase significantly”, – said Putin.
“The situation will require constant attention and your personal involvement in the organization of this work”, – said Putin.
According to the President, “the comfort of residents, convenient logistics for guests and athletes, road environment, cultural events – all this concern for the regions.”
Hope for an uncompromising game of Russian national team
He also expressed hope that the Russian team will play in the world Cup in full force.
“Special attention of Russian fans will be riveted to the performance of the national team. We all hope that our players give themselves to the game, give without a trace, will play at full strength, shows a strong-willed uncompromising football which is appreciated and loved by fans,” he said.
Putin wished success to the players and coaching staff.
World Cup 2018 will be held in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Volgograd, Rostov-on-don, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Sochi, Saransk. The beginning of the tournament in Russia on June 14, the final on July 15. Russia accepts the world championship for the first time.
Who will play team Russia
The results of the draw, it became known that in the world Cup Russians will play in group A with the teams of Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. In the case of reaching the play-offs in the 1/8 finals of the Russian team will meet with one of the representatives of group B, which included Portugal, Spain, Morocco and Iran.
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