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'No plan B' if Maracana not ready, say FIFA

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FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke admitted on Thursday that there was "no plan B" if Rio's emblematic Maracana stadium was not ready for June's Confederations Cup in Brazil. 

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke (R) and former footballer and member of the local Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee Ronaldo Nazario, attend a press conference on the Confederations Cup and WC2014, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 7, 2013.

The famous old stadium in Rio de Janeiro, that hosted the final match of the 1950 World Cup, has been undergoing a makeover.

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