The mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko is confident that the city has all opportunities for carrying out of finals of the UEFA Champions League in 2018 at a high level.
“We have all possibilities to spend at a high enough level, the Champions League final, there is a strong team, all the necessary infrastructure. We will form a team, working group and the questions that we need to decide for a year will do,” he said after signing the Memorandum of understanding between the KSCA and the football Federation of Ukraine on cooperation in the preparation of this event.
Vladimir Klitschko is confident that Kyiv will host the final of the Champions League at the same level as the Eurovision song contest. However, he pointed out that the preparations for the song contest in the capital was only six months.
In turn, the President of the football Federation of Ukraine Andriy Pavelko said that Kiev had no special problems with issues related to hotels, airports, stadium . “We have issues with logistics, transportation, development of the concept of movement of fans and they will be addressed in the process,” he said.
This A. Pavelko indicated that one of the main problems is also the technical condition of the stadium NSK Olympic, because it is not systematically maintained after Euro 2012.
“This is something that accumulated over the years, so we need to resolve issues on electrical, various technical issues. The stadium’s condition must be checked each year and if necessary to carry out the relevant work. He once got executed, it was carried out, and that we have to take,” – said the President of the FFU.