Entrusting of the organization of European football championship in 2012 to Poland and Ukraine caused a great excitement in both countries but also a huge amount of problems which have to be solved positively so that the event could take place in five years successfully – writes Tygodnik Kibica.
As the present column take cares mainly of the cases from abroad, the readers will find a doze of information about initiatives and enterprises of
Above all, it has to be noted that the initiator of the idea – the chairman of Ukraine’s Football Federation, Grigorij Surkis – is considered as a hero in his own country and he’s not only the hero of this year but of the whole period of five years. “The Capitaliste” – a magazine published in Ukrainian – emphasizes in the article titled “An Architect of a Five-Year Renaissance” that a few years ago it was hard to even dream about something like European Championship, an now it is an obvious fact. And it is not only about the sport aspect of the event, but also, or rather above all, it’s about huge changes in different fields of life that will take place in
Surkis himself states that the final match of Euro 2012 will be organized on the highest level and this task is based not only on a usual excitement but also on specified investment projects and decree signed by the president Victor Juszczenko that involves execution of different tasks during the period of preparations for the continental final match. Basing on this, Surkis emphasizes that sport infrastructure of
We just don’t know, if the optimism of the chairman of
Also Victor Janukovicz – the Prime Minister of Ukraine’s government – was engaged in this case and obliged heads of the interdepartmental services to take up any actions for the purpose of solving the problem of the Olympic Stadium reconstruction. And if any exceptional difficulties occurred, he doesn’t excludes building of a new stadium in Kijow that would stay in agreement with all the international norms and that would be capable of organizing the final match of the Euro championship. After this order was made, exactly on July 15 on the meeting in the building of Ukrainian federation, a new concept of the program of sponsoring for 2008-2012 was accepted. Although we don’t know details, but we may suppose that it would guarantee resources for execution of tasks connected with Euro.
The thing is quite important because preparations for the future event will require a lot of money, also in Donieck, Dnietropietrovsk and Lwow, and now also Charkow and
And generally, it seems that