Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s President, conducted a meeting with Aleksander Čeferin, UEFA President, before UEFA Champions League Final. Poroshenko noted that the Champions League Final in Kyiv will give another boost to the development of football in Ukraine, for children in particular.
According to Poroshenko, another Ukraine’s goal is to conduct UEFA Super Cup or Europe League final.
Ukraine’s President has also invited Aleksander Čeferin to visit one of Donbas cities as a goodwill ambassador. Poroshenko noted UEFA position concerning the no-recognition of Crimea’s status change.
In his turn, UEFA President thanked for a high level of the preparation to the Champions League final.
UEFA Champions League 2018 Final is to be held on May 26 in Kyiv at NSC Olimpiyskiy. 50,000 guests are expected to come to the capital during the final.
Earlier, it was reported that Ukraine’s Government instructed the law enforcers to increase the level of activities on defining the potential threat of terrorist attacks in Kyiv and Kyiv region on May 18-28.
Besides, around thousand British fans could not make it to the fal as three charter flights to Kyiv were canceled. Liverpool will refund the tickets for the fans, sho did not come due to the cancellation of flights.