Kazan Arena

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Kazan Arena
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Location Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia Russia
Capacity 45,379
Construction
Broke ground May 2010
Opened July 2013[1]
Construction cost $ 450 millions
Architect Populous
Tenants
FC Rubin Kazan
2013 Summer Universiade
2015 World Aquatics Championships
2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
2018 FIFA World Cup

The Kazan Arena 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[edit]

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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.[2] It will replace Central Stadium as Kazan's main football stadium. Kazan Arena is also hosting 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 was held in Kazan, with some events held at the Arena.

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Hall VIP seats Restaurant

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup[edit]

Date Time Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Attendance
June 18, 2017 18:00  Portugal  Mexico Group A
June 22, 2017 21:00  Germany  Chile Group B
June 24, 2017 18:00  Mexico  Russia Group A
June 28, 2017 21:00 Winner Group A Runner-up Group B Semi-final

2018 FIFA World Cup[edit]

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[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