Portugal coach has shared his impressions of the organization KK-2017

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in photobunny Portugal coach Fernando Santos at a press conference before a training session before the match of the confederations Cup 2017. 17 Jun 2017Portugal coach has shared his impressions of the organization KK-2017© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

The organizers of the confederations Cup football 2017 in Russia has managed to prepare well for the start of the tournament, said head coach of Portugal Fernando Santos.

The matches of the tournament will be St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan and Sochi. The first match will take place in Kazan on June 18. On «Kazan Arena» will be playing Portugal and Mexico.

«I would like to congratulate Russia with the start of the tournament. All our requirements were met and my expectations from the organization even exceeded. Organizers in Russia have done everything possible. I am sure that the tournament will be successful. The Russians are always very kind and welcoming. We are very well here, as other teams,» said Santos told reporters.

«Tomorrow will be hard. The first game is always important in the tournament. Here are all Champions. This is a truly championship event. Here all claim on the title,» the coach said of the Portuguese.