2018 world Cup: view of new stadium in Nizhny Novgorod amused locals

On Friday, March 23, at the Luzhniki stadium will host the friendly match Russia—Brazil. He will be the next test for the new stadium. The last time in November, Russia in a friendly match met with Argentina, the organizers clearly failed in their task. Dissatisfied with a long wait exit from tribunes of the people, including the VIPs, then besides caught in the wildest stampede, blew up the social networks. As will be this time? And how it goes on this newly opened stadiums that only have to take the first test matches?


photo: Evgeny Semenov

“Volgograd-Arena”

The schedule of test matches

April 21. “The Rotor” — “The Beam-Energy”

May 2. “The Rotor” — “Wings Of The Soviets”

(both in the framework of the championship FNL)

May 9 — the Russian Cup final

The final visit of FIFA Commission — March 25.

Problems

Most recently, in March, about 20 builders suspended work from-for salary delays. In addition, the workers were under threat of eviction from hotels because their accommodation is not paid.

In the end, according to local media reports, it was resolved, debts paid. And even the Ministry of sport withdrew its claim to the company-contractor of the stadium for violation of the interim periods.

Officially

Construction work on the “Volgograd-the Arena” has been completed. Work continues on the device of asphalt, cable systems and outdoor lighting.

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50 million roubles are going to spend on the protection of “Volgograd-Arena”.

“Ekaterinburg-Arena”

The schedule of test matches

April 1. “Ural”—”Rubin”

April 15. “Ural”—”Spartak”

May 6. “Ural”—”Amkar”

(all three of the championship Russia Premier League)

The official opening ceremony of the stadium will be held April 15, at the match against “Spartak”.

The final visit of FIFA Commission — March 20.

Director of Department FIFA on the preparation and holding of the competition Colin Smith: “We are pleased that he saw my state of readiness. Looking forward to the test matches.”

The problem

The developer “Ekaterinburg-Arena” was among those against whom the sports Ministry has filed a claim (such claims was six). The Ministry of sports has tried to recover a penalty for violation of the terms of the interim work, however, the representatives of the developer denied the violation of the terms. In the end, the lawsuit was withdrawn.

Officially

The stadium was put into operation on February 28.

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71 million roubles will be spent on the cleaning and maintenance of the stadium. The contract runs until the end of 2018.

Stadium In Kaliningrad

The schedule of test matches

April 11. “Baltika” — “Wings Of The Soviets”

April 21. “Baltika”—”Khimki”

May 12. Baltika—Tyumen

(all three of the championship FNL)

On a match with “Wings of the Soviets” will begin selling tickets. Cost — from 100 to 350 rubles. Shipping will be about 10 thousand tickets, the rest will provide children from sports schools and people with disabilities.

The final visit of FIFA Commission — March 26.

Problems

In Kaliningrad was initially the most complex project. The stadium was built on the island with the unsteady soil for its construction was used a special pile. Just a month ago from Kaliningrad again began to reach alarming news about another subsidence, although the authorities have denied it, reporting: “All problems eliminated”.

Officially

In mid-January at the stadium ended with the firmware of a football field polymer fiber. And on March 17, the stadium will be commissioned within three weeks.

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14 million rubles will be spent the government of the Kaliningrad region on a regular soil study island October until the end of 2019. Initially, the tender was laid down 21 million rubles, however, the winning company from Saint-Petersburg reduced the amount of 7 million I Hope that after 2019, the authorities again will be willing to spend on monitoring the soil.

Stadium, Nizhniy Novgorod

The schedule of test matches

April 15. “Olympian”—”Zenit-2”

April 28. “Olympian”—”The Rotor”

May 6. “Olympian” — “The Beam-Energy”

(all three of the championship FNL)

The opening ceremony will be held April 15. Although on this day, according to the regional Ministry of sports, the attendance at the arena is scheduled only 15 thousand people (30 percent of capacity). 28 April match with “the Rotor” — 22 thousand (50 percent), may 6 — 36 thousand (80 per cent).

The final visit of FIFA Commission on 24 March.

The problem

At the March 13 meeting of the Nizhny Novgorod city Duma, the Chairman of the Committee on construction and architecture Andrew Dranishnikov expressed concern about the open facade of the new stadium, which, according to him, it looks ridiculous for a feature in the climate zone where 7 months of the year the temperature is below zero.

And not cover whether it pokladaya in the terms he asked.

Officially

A month ago in Nizhny Novgorod authorities reported the completion of construction works at the stadium.

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5 million roubles is ready to spend the authorities of Nizhny Novgorod for the opening ceremony of the stadium. It is known that the official opening will perform the group “Umaturman”. Before the opening match of the stadium will be organized a football fun Park with rides, face painting, animators, sales of merchandise of the football club “Olympian”.

“Rostov-Arena”

The schedule of test matches

April 15. “Rostov” — “SKA-Khabarovsk”

April 29. “Rostov” — “Tosno”

May 13. “Rostov” — “Ural”

(all three of the championship Russia Premier League)

The final visit of FIFA Commission on 2 March.

Director of FIFA competitions Colin Smith: “Construction works almost completed, the city authorities and people who are preparing, will not rest until the final whistle of the last match, but overall readiness satisfies us. Now begins the construction of temporary infrastructure, that we observe. Then there will be three test matches which will help us to assess the operating activities”.


Photo: rostov-arena.ml

The problem

Throughout the construction period in some mass media there was information that the construction of the stadium is with violations and “Rostov-arena” may crash during a match. However, as time went on, the stadium was built, and the Board of FIFA, every time I come to the stadium and were satisfied. Nevertheless, the deadlines were still joined together, just about everywhere else. The first match was supposed to play on 1 November 2017.

Officially

March 16, “Rostov-Arena” was put into operation. To provide the stadium with electricity constructed a special substation.

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250-300 million rubles per year will be needed on the content of “Rostov-Arena”. The exact amount yet, but local authorities intend to cover these costs by conducting “cultural events”.

“Samara-Arena”

The schedule of test matches

April 28. “Wings Of The Soviets” — “Torch”

May 6. “Krylya Sovetov” — “Kuban”

May 11. “Wings Of The Soviets” — “Mordovia”

(all three of the championship FNL)

The final visit of FIFA Commission — March 21.

Colin Smith: “We were in the stadium, saw everything that’s going on here. The backlog was, but we are assured that everything will be ready by the end of April and we have no reason not to believe. The important thing is that the main construction work is completed. The main gap was related to the construction of the roof structure”.

The problem

The main trouble “Samara-Arena” in that the stadium rent the latest. In addition, there is still not started laying turf. All due to the fact that the temperature remains well below zero.

Officially

“Samara-arena” will be commissioned later in April.

Meanwhile, completes the installation of the spectator seats, is the interior finishes, the installation of the roof of the dome and installation of perimeter security, began to test the lighting.

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20 million rubles from the Ministry of culture of the Samara region on the organization of the press centre accredited media during the world Cup.

“Mordovia Arena”

The schedule of test matches

April 21. “Mordovia” — “Zenit-Izhevsk”

May 4. “Mordovia” “KamAZ”

May 16. “Mordovia” — “Syzran-2003”

(all three in the second division zone Ural-Volga region PFL)

The final visit of FIFA Commission — March 22.

Colin Smith: “See that the work done on the stadium is fantastic! April 21 on “Mordoviya-Arena” will be one of the three test matches. After meetings will be given a final assessment of the stadium and the surrounding area. Today overall we are happy with what they saw. The stadium turned out airy and light”.

The problem

Saransk is the most unpopular city among all host world Cup matches. And the match Panama—Tunisia “Mordovia-Arena” has become a common meme in the Network. Nevertheless, it is free for the fans of the train to Saransk somehow, no tickets.

Officially

The main work was completed, the readiness of the facility is estimated at 90%. The introduction of the stadium is scheduled for March 31.

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190 rubles per hour per person — this is the fee for the work supervisors on “Mordoviya-Arena” (in other stadiums, too). In February, training began to pass 350 candidates.

The 2018 world Cup. Chronicle of events

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