Hungary's PM Orbán Aims To Renovate More Stadiums

  • 5 Aug 2013 9:00 AM
Hungary's PM Orbán Aims To Renovate More Stadiums
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán would like the cabinet to decide this summer on renovating more football stadiums, having already approved plans for stadium upgrades in Mezo­kövesd, Diósgyor, Székesfehérvár and Szombathely, he said on Sunday.

In an interview with the website of the Puskás Ferenc Football Academy in his home town of Felcsút, he said work on the Puskás Stadium in Budapest will soon begin, and will be one of the biggest projects in Central Europe.

“Hungary will be able to host a Champions League final in 2018 or 2019,” he added.

It is important to him to build Hungarian football culture, Orbán said, as for him “this is a question of honour” as “without national honour and national pride football has no meaning”.

Source: Hungary Around the Clock

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