Friday 15 April 2016, 14:02

FIFA President Infantino to visit FIFA World Cup hosts Russia and Qatar

FIFA President Gianni Infantino's next official trip will see him visit the host countries of the next two editions of the FIFA World Cup from 19 to 22 April 2016.

The FIFA President will begin his two-day stay in Russia with a visit to Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, the venue for the Russia 2018™ Opening Match and Final on 19 April. After a series of meetings with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) as well as the Russian Football Union (RFU), President Infantino will attend a special session of the Federation Council dedicated to the preparatory phase of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 20 April.

From Moscow, President Infantino will fly to Doha on the evening of 20 April, where he will meet with members of the Supreme Delivery and Legacy Committee and Qatari officials.