Kazan Arena

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Kazan-arena)
Jump to: navigation, search
Kazan Arena
Kazan-arena-screen.jpg
Location Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia Russia
Capacity 45,105
Construction
Broke ground May 2010
Opened July 2013
Architect Populous
Tenants
FC Rubin Kazan
2013 Summer Universiade
2015 World Aquatics Championships
2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
2018 FIFA World Cup

Kazan Arena is the name of a new stadium in Kazan, Russia. It was completed in July 2013, and it will host football matches, especially the Russian Premier League side Rubin Kazan's home games.

Overview[edit]

Kazan-arena-stadium.jpg

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 45,105.[1] It will replace Central Stadium as Kazan's main football stadium.

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".

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Kazan Arena at Wikimedia Commons

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