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Mayor Chernovetsky Sure Euro 2012 Final Will Take Place in Kiev

27. August 2009 by Admin 0 Comments

Ukrainian Parliament

Kiev Mayor Leonid Chernovetsky has said he is confident that the final match of the Euro 2012 European Football Championship will be held in the Ukrainian capital.


"The Euro 2012 final will take place in Kiev, and Kiev City State Administration will do all it can for this to be so," he said at a council on preparing the infrastructure of Euro 2012 host cities on Tuesday.


Chernovetsky said that the city administration would ensure the Euro 2012 final is held in Kiev despite all of the economic hardships. The Ukrainian Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) recently overrode a Presidential veto to block additional spending for the Euro 2012 cup which Ukraine is co-hosting with Poland.


"It's a matter of honor for me. Despite the difficult economic situation in the country and following the adoption of the 2009 budget that is discriminatory in respect to Kiev as half of the 2008 budget was stolen from us, I want to say that we'll find a chance for everything to be as I said - the final match of Euro 2012 will take place in Kiev," he said.