Time running out for World Cup venues
18 February 2014 Last updated at 12:00 GMT
Fifa decides on Tuesday whether to exclude one of the 12 designated World Cup stadia in Brazil from the tournament later this year.
The pitch inside the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba has been relaid, but the refurbishment of the rest of the stadium is months behind schedule.
Wyre Davies reports from Curitiba.