The former head of the organizing Committee of Euro-2012, the diplomat Markiyan Lubkivsky said about the preparation of Kiev to host the Champions League final in 2018.
“At this stage Kiev can not make the Champions League final in 2018. I just recently was in the headquarters of UEFA, spoke with colleagues and they are very concerned about the situation with the holding of this major event. Because, despite the fact that these events separates little more than a year, a lot of work. And it is connected not only with financial problems, the NSC Olimpiyskiy, as the stadium infrastructure, in particular surrounding areas, the work of its management.
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Within two-three days in may 2018 will need to transport from the Borispol airport and back about 60 thousand foreign fans, to organize the work of the security system, to accommodate all guests, etc. Yet Kiev is not ready . Can be ready, if the state and the city will fulfill its obligations, if the project will be to work with a professional team in a short time will put everything in order.
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While talking about how to select final in the Ukraine. But I will remind you of a simple diagram. While there tongues scratch, assuring that everything is in order and under control, the date is approaching”, – said Markiyan Lubkivsky.