Match of Champions League final 2018 to be held in Kyiv
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that according to the UEFA decision, the match of the Champions League Final 2018 will be held in Kyiv.
"Champions League Final 2018 will take place in Ukraine! UEFA has just decided to hold the match of the Champions League Final 2018 in Kyiv," the head of the state wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday.
Poroshenko expressed confidence that Ukraine would hold the final "at the highest level."
"This is great news for all of us, and especially for the Ukrainian fans," Poroshenko said.
President of the Football Federation of Ukraine Andriy Pavelko also confirmed the decision of UEFA: "Today an incredible event has happened that will be forever inscribed in the history of our country! We managed to do something that is impossible for most countries! Kyiv will host the Champions League Final in 2018!"
"Today we have proved again that Ukrainians deserve the best. We will do our best so that this final can be exemplary," he wrote on his Facebook page.
In turn, Vice-premier Pavlo Rozenko said: "The President of Ukraine has brought more good news: the Champions League Final will be held in Kyiv in 2018. And this news is better than the IMF tranche."