FIFA Infrastructure Workshop, examining the latest developments on Football facilities infrastructure, was made at Turkish Football Federation Riva Hasan Doğan National Teams Training and Camp Facilities.
The two day workshop started with opening ceremony at Orhan Saka Conference Hall. FIFA member associations, UEFA representatives, Turkish Football Federation Vice President and UEFA Executive Committee Member Servet Yardımcı, TFF Secretary General Kadir Kardaş, FIFA Director of Europe Bjorn Vassallo and UEFA Head of National Associations Development Thierry Favre attended the ceremony.
Servet Yardımcı said that it's a huge pleasure to host the worrkshop in Turkey and stated the following:
" It's always an objective for us to have facilities which will host organizations that focusing on development and protecting the maintainability of football. Our federation plays an important role on the development of football both on and outside of the pitch. This workshop is an important indicator of our role on development of football. We will share our thoughtts, ideas and suggestions and i hope we all will benefit from that. "
In the first day of the programme, presentations examining the general subjects about the football facilites, natural grass and artifical pitch was made. Second day's workshops included stadiums, stadium maintenance, renewal works and FIFA Forward Programme sessions.