World Cup 2014: the stages in the Brazil State is critical, according to FIFA
The situation is critical for the stages to the Brazil for hosting the world football 2014 and 2013 Confederations Cup, believes a study commissioned by FIFA and revealed Tuesday by the local daily newspaper Folha. According to this report, the stages of Cuiaba, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Curitiba and Sao Paulo may not be ready in time for the world, while natal is the greater concern, because it has no room for maneuver in problem. The stage of Manaus and Cuiaba are classified as intermediate risk, those of Curitiba and Porto Alegre in category low risk. The study, cited by the daily Folha, estimated at 34.4% the rate of overall progress on the 12 stages, to two years in maturity. In a broadcast statement Tuesday, FIFA said that the study, carried out in April, was for internal use and was intended for experts. This document is for experts specialized in stages and can easily be misinterpreted if is not account of the elements of context on the criteria and parameters of evaluation, emphasized the International Federation. What is particularly important, are the important progress made in stadiums that will host the 2013 Confederations Cup, especially in Recife, Rio de Janeiro and El Salvador, said FIFA. However, the table for the 2013 Confederations Cup is even darker, had for its part advanced Folha. FIFA notes that there are delays in three of the four stages for the competition. In particular, the delays in Recife will be difficult to overcome for the launch of the competition, to be held from 15 to 30 June 2013, said the study. According to Folha, FIFA criticism including bureaucracy and excessive politicization of the Brazil procedures, while recognizing the efforts of the Government of Dilma Rousseff to accelerate the work. Last week, FIFA announced that she and Brasilia would each have a representative in the World Cup's local organizing Committee (COL), thus marking the will of the Government to resume the rein of the organization.