FIFA President to Visit Cuba Next Week

President of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Sepp Blatter will arrive in Cuba on Tuesday for a two-day working visit, as part of a tour through several Latin American countries. The JIT website reports today that Blatter will arrive from Haiti, and his Havana’s agenda includes meetings with officials of

President of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Sepp Blatter will arrive in Cuba on Tuesday for a two-day working visit, as part of a tour through several Latin American countries.

The JIT website reports today that Blatter will arrive from Haiti, and his Havana’s agenda includes meetings with officials of the Cuban Olympic Committee (COC), the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) and the local football association.

On Wednesday he will visit La Polar stadium, where the first artificial turf for football will be installed in Cuba and also he will meet with former Cuban athletes.

On that same day, he will tour the Mario Lopez National School, which was created with funds from the FIFA GOL project, and he will give a press conference at Havana’s Hotel Nacional.

Then he will depart for Panama, where the CONCACAF Congress will take place.

This will be Blatter’s second visit to Cuba after another one in 2000.

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