4 Brazil stadiums enough to host 2013 Cup: Fifa
Published on Oct 19, 2012 6:22 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - Football's world governing body Fifa said on Thursday four stadiums would suffice for Brazil to stage the 2013 Confederations Cup in view of delays in readying the six arenas initially planned.
"We need at least four, but we can use five or six," said Walter de Gregorio, Fifa's communications director, after meeting with the Brazilian 2014 World Cup organizing committee (COL).
He would not say how many stadiums Fifa plans to approve for the Confederations Cup, a dress rehearsal for the World Cup, noting that number would be announced in Sao Paulo on Nov 8.
On that day, details will also be announced regarding ticket sales, which are to begin on Dec 3, he added.
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