UEFA president backs Russia to be good host for Euro 2020: TASS

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a gathering with UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin and different officers in Saint Petersburg, Russia November 27, 2019. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin by way of Information

MOSCOW (Information) – UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin advised Russian President Vladimir Putin he was sure the nation would do job internet hosting 4 European championship soccer matches subsequent yr, the TASS information company reported on Wednesday.

Ceferin was talking throughout a go to to Russia days after a World Anti-Doping Company (WADA) committee really helpful Russia be barred from internet hosting main occasions. It mentioned Moscow had been discovered to have offered it with doctored laboratory knowledge.

WADA officers have mentioned Russia’s internet hosting of 4 Euro 2020 matches, together with a quarterfinal, wouldn’t be affected by the suggestions.

Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Modifying by Tom Balmforth