The second main stadium of Belo Horizonte, the Independência, should not stay promptly before of the next year. Initially, the forecast was of that the work went concluded in the next month of June, but the term by the Government of the State of Minas Gerais was extended. The Mineirão, main stadium of the city, also is in reforms for receive the games of the World Cup of 2014. By that, the city is not receiving games of soccer and the three State’s clubs that go to dispute the first division of the Brazilian championship go play in the interior.
In November past, the government of Minas Gerais announced the delivery of the stadium for June of 2011. To that height, there was already speculated that the budget of the stadium was risen of R$ 46 millions for R$ 70 millions. This is the fourth time that the schedule of the reform suffers postponement. Capital of the third richer state of Brazil, Belo Horiznonte is a candidate to host the opening game of the World Cup.