The national teams of Russia and Italy on football will play a friendly match in November 2017, told reporters the President of the Russian football Union (RFU), the Minister of sport Vitaly Mutko.

“One meeting we had agreed, she needs to be held in November 2017. While considering about the game in Italy. But we were talking about to play again here in Russia. Most likely, just before the world Cup” – quoted Mutko TASS.

Recall that the next test match will be on 10 November with a team of Qatar. In 2017 wards Stanislaus cherchesova also expect to compete with the Brazilians.

Wednesday in the House of football in Moscow took place the signing of Memorandum of cooperation between the RFU and the football Federation Italy (FFI).

As notes a press-service RFS, the agreement aims to contribute to the strengthening and further development of close business cooperation, sharing of resources and expertise. The agreement, in particular, provides access to RFS information and consulting services, courses and facilities FFI.

In addition, the parties undertake to coordinate their actions for the organization and holding of the international friendly games between the men’s and women’s, youth, mini-soccer teams of both countries.

Also it is planned to develop joint programmes of education and training players, as well as the promotion of women’s and grassroots football.

Russian players will hold a friendly match with the Italians 19.10.2016

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