Macedonia getting ready to host UEFA Super Cup final match

2017-07-17 15:35:25 GMT2017-07-17 23:35:25(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

SKOPJE, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Macedonia is getting ready to host the final of the UEFA Super Cup between Real Madrid and Manchester United at Telekom Arena stadium in Skopje on Aug. 8, local media informed Monday.

The preparations for the final match are underway while works on the stadiums are expected to be concluded on July 21, according to the authorities.

"We are ready," Cvetko Grozdanov, the head of the office for the management of public works said Monday.

According to him, the problems that were noted by UEFA on Telekom Arena are being addressed.

"The works will be completed until July 21, once the UEFA experts arrive to offer their final assessment," he told reporters.

The Macedonian government and the football association have allocated around 300,000 euros (343,000 U.S. dollars) to guarantee the necessary conditions for the Super Cup match.

Even UEFA has provided its financial support for this project.

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