The volunteer centre in Kazan

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MOSCOW, may 1. /TASS/. More than 47 thousand citizens of other countries wish to become volunteers of the FIFA confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 world Cup on football which will pass in Russia. About it reports a press-service of the International football Federation (FIFA).

A total of about 177 thousand volunteer candidates from 190 countries have applied to work on the 2018 world Cup. Most candidates, in addition to the Russians, they are citizens of Egypt, Mexico and Colombia.

At the confederations Cup in 2017, which will be held from 17 June to 2 July 2017 in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi, will work 5844 volunteer from 78 countries .