Stewards for 2018 World Cup to be trained according to program prepared jointly by Russian Football Union and UEFA

The meetings on the program will continue throughout this week
29 September 2015
Yuri Mashkov/TASS
Russian Premier League’s security director, Alexander Meytin

Stewards for the 2018 FIFA World in Russia will be trained according to a single program, prepared jointly by the Russian Football Union (FUR) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the Russian Premier League’s security director, Alexander Meytin told Welcome2018.com.

“The Russian Football Union held a meeting on Tuesday on the security issues with the representatives of the Union of European Football Associations and the President of the Russian Football Union, Russian Sports Minister and Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee “Russia-2018” Vitaly Mutko,” Meytin said

"An issue of stewards training in Russia was discussed at the meeting. UEFA has developed a special program for Russia based on common practices, which include the 2012 Euro Cup as well as clubs competitions such as the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. We have agreed that we will adapt the program to Russia, including peculiarities of the national legislation. This is an all-embracing document and we are paying close attention to it -the Sports Minister attended the meeting for a reason. We want to create a unified program. The meetings on the issue will continue throughout this week," Meytin added.