Gianni Infantino, Secretary General of the UEFA has warned that Ukraine can lose the right to co-organize championships in 2012 with Poland. – At present, nothing can be ruled out but Ukraine knows what has to be done to not to make such situation happen – said Infantino in Florence during discussions of the organization of European champions leagues. He added that he is concerned with delays in the infrastructure. He reminded that until the end of November, the Ukrainians have time to convince UEFA that they are able to […]
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The capital of Poland may yet become the main city of the upcoming Euro 2012, told Sport-Express vice president of NCS Robert Voychizh responsible for the construction of the Warsaw Arena. “Frankly, the Poles were very upset when UEFA decided to give the final of European Championship to Kiev. Of course, we took this decision. But still hope that’s still possible to change something. If Kiev will not have time to prepare the stadium in time, we are always ready replace it. ” However, the general secretary Gianni Infantino, UEFA […]
As UEFA president Michel Platini warns Ukraine that time is running out to complete its Euro 2012 preparations, the co-hosts announced today the opening date for the much-delayed Lviv stadium. Lviv city authorities confirmed it will open next August, reports BSANNA News. Two major football matches would be held in the 33,400-capacity venue before the Euro 2012 competition that is also being staged in Poland. The new-build venue was one of UEFA’s chief concerns earlier this year, along with the rebuild of Kiev’s stadium. Construction of the stadium started in […]
Preparations for the Euro 2012 football tournament in Poland and Ukraine are well on track, the ruling body UEFA said on Friday with nine days left until the qualifying group draw. The February 7 draw in Warsaw is the first big event around the tournament which created various problems in the early stages after the two Eastern European nations were elected hosts in 2007. ‘Preparations for Euro 2012 are going well,’ UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino told the body’s website after an executive board meeting on Thursday in Malta.