Swarms of locusts ‘pose no threat’ to World Cup pitches, says Russia 2018 chief

Swarms of locusts will “pose no threat” to the grass on football pitches at the FIFA 2018 World Cup host venues, says Russia 2018 Local Organizing Committee (LOC) head Alexey Sorokin. On Wednesday, Russian Agriculture Ministry official Pyotr Chekmarev said swarms of locusts could attack and damage the grass on football pitches, causing a “global […]