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MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Moscow on Friday, the Kremlin press service said on Thursday.
Infantino arrives in Russia to take part in the draw for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup that will be held on November 26 in the city of Kazan.
The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be held between June 17 and July 2 at four stadiums in Russia and they are Otkritie-Arena in Moscow, Zenit-Arena in St. Petersburg, Fisht in Sochi and Kazan-Arena in Kazan.
Seven nations have already qualified for the 2017 Confederations Cup and they are hosts Russia, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico, 2016 UEFA Euro Cup winners Portugal and OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations Cup winners New Zealand. The remaining eighth nation will be determined following the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.