The Mayor of Kazan on the application for the match for the UEFA Super Cup: “The competition is huge, but we will fight”
Photo by Denis Gordiyko
July 8, Ksenia Shvetsova). Kazan has applied to host the match for the UEFA
Super Cup 2022-2023. Helsinki, Minsk, Belfast, and Tirana also take part in the
bidding campaign. Despite the high competition, the capital of Tatarstan has
every chance to win the competition and accept the Super Cup match, said Ilsur
Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, at the Business Monday today.
first time, we were aiming at holding this match in our country. There were
other events. For example, Moscow hosted the UEFA Champions League. But the Super
Cup match, where the winners of the European League and the Champions League
meet, might be held in our country for the first time”, said I. Metshin.
The site of
the Super Cup is chosen in the conditions of fierce competition among the major
cities of the world, noted the Mayor. “The application campaign is no less
serious than it was for the right to hold the Universiade or the FINA”, he
noted. “Today there are four candidates already, including Helsinki, Minsk,
Belfast, and Tirana. The competition is huge, but we will fight”.
cities that have submitted applications to host the UEFA Super Cup match will
be announced shortly, noted I. Metshin.
Super Cup is the official football tournament that opens the European season.
It consists of one match where the winners of the UEFA Champions League and the
UEFA Europa League of the previous season meet.