To Ukraine with four-day visit there arrived official delegation of the European football Union headed by the secretary general of UEFA David Taylor which will inspect the Ukrainian cities applying for carrying out matches of Euro-2012.
About it reports a press - service of Federation of soccer of Ukraine on Monday.
The inspection group into which the director Evro-2012 Martine Cullen also enter, the commercial director of UEFA Philip Margraff, the chairman of sponsor's committee and development of competitions Alan Ridley and the unit manager Evro-2012 concerning organization of events Loukas Akherman, will visit Kiev, Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk, Odessa and Lviv.
Foreign delegation will accompany, in particular, vice-the prime minister Ivan Vasyunik and the president of Federation of soccer of Ukraine Grigory Surkis.
In the first day of visit inspectors of UEFA will examine a course of preparation for the continental final in Kiev. So, they will visit the Borispol airport, NSK "Olympic", the central railway station and will examine Square of Independence and the Khreshchatyk where placement official the fan - UEFA zones is planned. Besides, for experts a number of meetings, including with the mayor Leonid Chernovetsky, the minister of affairs of a family, youth and sports Yury Pavlenko, and also representatives of the main capital objects of infrastructure of Euro-2012 is planned.
Next day in Kharkov the delegation will examine the central part of the city, Metallist stadium, the southern railway station and the airport. Besides, meetings with city heads and areas - Mikhail Dobkin and Arsen Avakov, and also the president of FC "Metallist" and one of the main private investors of preparation for Euro-2012 Alexander Yaroslavsky are planned.
On Tuesday, February 3, the official delegation will visit one more city of Euro-2012 - Dnepropetrovsk. Except traditional visits to the airport, stadium and to the railway station, inspectors will visit gostinichno - "Bartolomeo's" entertainment complex, two fan - zones (near "Dnepr - arenas" and the festival mooring) and a VIP-zone for UEFA. Are planned both meetings with the mayor Ivan Kulichenko and the head of an oblsadministration Victor Bondarem.
On the same day the inspection group will go to Odessa where downtown survey is planned in the evening, and next day - stadium visit in park of a name of Taras Shevchenko and Kulikovo field where placement the fan - zones is planned. Besides, the delegation will meet the mayor Eduard Gurvits and the head of the regional state administration Nikolay Serdyuk, and also will examine presentation of the railway station, the concept of reconstruction of the airport.
In Lviv the UEFA delegation led by Taylor will traditionally examine a course of reconstruction of the airport, work of the railway station, construction of stadium and will meet heads of the region - the mayor Andrey Sadov and the head of the regional state administration Nikolay Kmetem.
On Thursday, February 5, the delegation of UEFA will take off for Krakow.