Kazan Arena

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Kazan Arena
Kazan Arena 2017.png
Location Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia Russia
Capacity 45,379
Construction
Broke ground May 2010
Opened July 2013
Construction cost $ 450 million
Architect Populous, V. Motorin
Tenants
FC Rubin Kazan

The Kazan Arena (Russian: Казань Арена; Tatar: Казан-Арена) is a stadium in Kazan, Russia. It was completed in July 2013, and will host football matches, especially Rubin Kazan's home games in the Russian Premier League. The stadium has the largest outside screen in Europe.

Overview

The stadium hosted the 2013 Summer Universiade football competition and will host the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup. Its capacity is around 45,379.[1] It will replace Central Stadium as Kazan's main football stadium. Kazan Arena also hosted the 2015 World Aquatics Championships.

The architectural concept has been designed by Populous; according to lead designer Damon Lavelle, the stadium is a unique response to the local culture and place. The general design stage: "TatInvestGrazhdanProekt", "Intex", "TsNIIpromzdany".

The 16th FINA World Championships were held in Kazan, with some events held at the Arena.

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Date Time Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Attendance
June 18, 2017 18:00  Portugal 2–2  Mexico Group A 34,372[2]
June 22, 2017 21:00  Germany 1–1  Chile Group B 38,222[3]
June 24, 2017 18:00  Mexico 2–1  Russia Group A 41,585[4]
June 28, 2017 21:00  Portugal 0–0 (0–3 p)  Chile Semi-final 40,855[5]

2018 FIFA World Cup

Date Time Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Attendance
June 16, 2018 18:00 C1 C2 Group C
June 20, 2018 21:00 B4 B2 Group B
June 24, 2018 21:00 H1 H3 Group H
June 27, 2018 17:00 F4 F1 Group F
June 30, 2018 17:00 Winner Group C Runner-up Group D Round of 16
July 6, 2018 21:00 Winner Match 53 Winner Match 54 Quarter-finals

References

  1. ^ Футбольный стадион «Казань Арена» | Казань Арена
  2. ^ "Match report – Group A – Portugal - Mexico" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 18 June 2017. Retrieved 18 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Match report – Group B – Germany - Chile" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 22 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "Match report – Group A – Mexico - Russia" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 24 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Match report – Semi-final – Portugal - Chile" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 28 June 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 

External links

Media related to Kazan Arena at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website
  • Stadium information
  • Stadium construction progress
  • Gallery with pictures of the stadium on Sports.ru
Preceded by
Shenzhen Bay Sports Center and Window of the World
Shenzhen
Summer Universiade
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

2013
Succeeded by
Guus Hiddink Stadium
Gwangju

Coordinates: 55°49′14.3″N 49°9′40.0″E / 55.820639°N 49.161111°E / 55.820639; 49.161111


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