Mutko: Russia ready to host Confederations Cup
Russia is ready to host the 2017 Confederations Cup, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said.
As the host country, Russia is expected to hand all the Confederations Cup facilities over to the organizing committee and the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) and by June 2, Mutko said.
He added that there are some issues that need to be solved by June 2.
"All the stadiums and hotels will be handed over to the organizing committee and FIFA. We are determined to host a high-level tournament together with FIFA," TASS cited the country's Deputy Prime Minister as saying.
The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will take place from 17 June to 2 July. Matches will be played in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan.