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The Minister of sports of Nizhny Novgorod region Sergei Panov asked heads of municipalities to send to the construction of a stadium for world Cup local sports organizations. This writes Reuters, citing a letter seen by the Agency.
Arena “Nizhny Novgorod” was opened on April 15. Reuters does not specify when a letter was sent out. It Panov explained that the stadium did not have time to finish by that date. The Minister requested that the municipality came 10 people from 6 to 14 April. The promised three meals a day and housing.
The Agency does not have data, how many cities responded to the request Panova. The official told the publication that called the sport centers of the region with the aim to assemble a team of technical specialists to maintain the stadium.
The head of the sports complex in one of the smaller cities in the region told Reuters that he had received a letter Panova, but decided not to send to the construction site his men. “I’m responsible for those who work here. Who will be responsible if something happens in the stadium? The one who sent them there”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
The world Cup will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15, 2018.
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