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FIFA boss unworried about Russia 2018 hooligans

I am not concerned about trouble and violence in 2018, says Infantino

AFP | PTI  |  Doha 

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday he was not worried about hooliganism at next year's Russia World Cup, amid growing fears the tournament could be blighted by fan violence. Speaking in Qatar following a FIFA executive summit meeting, Infantino also said that football's governing body has not asked Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko to resign as the tournament's chief organiser. "I am not concerned about trouble and violence in 2018," Infantino told AFP and a small group of reporters on the sidelines of the meeting. "I have full ...

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First Published: Thu, February 16 2017. 19:49 IST
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