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FIFA in Brazil for World Cup inspections

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With less than three months to go before the 2014 World Cup gets underway in Brazil, FIFA has concluded its last inspection of the Amazônia Arena in Manaus where England will open their campaign against Italy.

Officially the stadium is considered to be currently 99 percent complete with a new date of expected final delivery to FIFA set for April 25.

The stadium, which was originally supposed to have been completed in December, will host a third test event when two local professional football teams play each other there on April 3.

This year’s World Cup kicks off on June 12 with the Group A game between hosts Brazil and Croatia.