Sixth inspection visit of the International Federation of football associations (FIFA) was held on Tuesday at the stadium for the 2018 world Cup in Volgograd, a Commission of one hundred people appreciated the readiness of the object.
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“The stadium construction is coming to an end. By the end of the year, construction work will be completed. Next, we focus on the construction of the temporary infrastructure and the delivery of the stadium in operation. We do not see the risks that construction time will be disrupted. In April and may, the stadium will host the test matches,” said the Director of the Department of FIFA for the competition Colin Smith.
“The construction site of the stadium unique, and it has a wonderful view on the Volga. For the successful conduct of the championship it is necessary to build the infrastructure around the stadium and you’ll see her soon”, he said.
“Volgograd arena” for 45 thousand seats is being built on the site of the dismantled Central stadium between Mamaev Kurgan and the right Bank of the Volga. The project developer is the FSUE “Sport-Engineering”, General contractor “Stroytransgaz”. The contract amount to 16.2 billion roubles, term of completion – November 2017.
World Cup 2018 will be held in Russia from 14 June to 15 July. The matches of the main football tournament of the world will take Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi.