Gianni Infantino pleased with Confederations Cup organization

According to the FIFA president, Russia made a holiday of football possible
29 June 2017

FIFA President Gianni Infantino appreciated the level of organization of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.

The Confederations Cup started on June 17 and will end on July 2.

"The tournament in Russia is going well, I saw the big picture," Infantino said. "All the stadiums are excellent and beautiful, a lot of spectators, good organization."

The semifinal match of the tournament between the national teams of Portugal and Chile took place in Kazan on Wednesday. The main and extra time of the meeting ended in a draw 0 - 0, and in the penalty shootout the Chileans won - 3 - 0. Goalkeeper of the Chile team Claudio Bravo saved all penalties.

"Today at the stadium we saw 10,000 fans from Chile, the Confederations Cup is a football celebration," the FIFA president said.


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