Mutko resigned as head of the organizing Committee of the FIFA world Cup 2018

Vice Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vitaly Mutko resigned as Chairman of the organizing Committee of the world football championship 2018. About it reports the Agency «R-Sport».

According to Mutko, he will focus on the work in the government.

The organizing Committee will be headed by the representative of the Russian Federation in FIFA Anatoly Sorokin.

On December 5 the decision of the Executive Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the former Minister of sports of Russia Mutko was barred for life from any participation in the Olympics. Disqualification associated with doping scandal, in which he was involved after the Russian winter Games in Sochi in 2014.

25 Dec Mutko said that six months suspended work as the President of the Russian football Union (RFU), because appealed to the court of arbitration for Sport of Lausanne to the IOC decision.

FIFA announced that Chelsea have suspended work as President of the RFU in the interests of preparation for the world football championship 2018.

The world Cup 2018 will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15 and the final will take place at the stadium «Luzhniki» in Moscow. The Ukraine national team failed to qualify for the tournament.




Mutko resigned as head of the organizing Committee of the FIFA world Cup 2018 27.12.2017

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