Media Release

Federation Internationale de Football Association

FIFA Strasse 20, P.O Box 8044 Zurich, Switzerland, +41 (0) 43 222 7777

SMCs in Frankfurt and Gelsenkirchen close their doors today

FIFA and the LOC would like to remind FIFA World Cup accredited media that as the final matches are played at each host venue, their respective Stadium Media Centres are closing.

Operation of the shuttle service has ended in all cities, where the final game has been played. Currently, the shuttle still operates in Berlin, Dortmund, Munich, and Stuttgart.

To date, the SMCs in Leipzig, Nuremberg, Kaiserslautern, Cologne, Hanover, and Hamburg have already closed. Today, the SMCs Frankfurt and Gelsenkirchen will open their doors for the last time.

The remaining SMC's will continue to welcome accredited media until the following dates: Dortmund, July 5th; Munich, July 6th; Stuttgart, July 9th; Berlin and IBC Munich, July 10th.