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Russia: Aerial footages shows FIFA stadiums ready to host Confederations Cup 201703:31

Russia: Aerial footages shows FIFA stadiums ready to host Confederations Cup 2017

Russian Federation, Moscow/Kazan/St Petersburg/Sochi
June 13, 2017 at 14:15 GMT -00:00 · Published

Images of Moscow's Otkrytiye Arena, the Kazan Arena, the St. Petersburg Arena and Sochi's Fisht stadium were captured by a drone, Tuesday, four days ahead of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Moscow's Otkrytiye Arena, home to FC Spartak, will open its doors to 45,000 spectators for three group stage games and the match for the third place. The stadium will also host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Kazan Arena, one of Russia's largest football venues that accommodates over 45,300 people, was the first stadium built in the country specifically for FIFA tournaments. The stadium has been working in full capacity since 2013 and has hosted almost a hundred of various sports events each year. It will host the first FIFA game on June 18 when the Portuguese national team will face the Mexican team.

Following some finalisation, the St. Petersburg Arena (formerly known as the Zenit Arena) is set to host the first game of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup between Russia and New Zealand, as well as the final match on July 2.

Sochi's Fisht stadium, situated in the Olympic Park near the Black Sea, will hold four games of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup as well as the test tournament for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will also take place in Russia.

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be the 10th FIFA Confederations Cup organised by FIFA. It will be held in Russia from 17 June to 2 July, 2017, as a lead-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018.

Russia: Aerial footages shows FIFA stadiums ready to host Confederations Cup 201703:31
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Images of Moscow's Otkrytiye Arena, the Kazan Arena, the St. Petersburg Arena and Sochi's Fisht stadium were captured by a drone, Tuesday, four days ahead of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Moscow's Otkrytiye Arena, home to FC Spartak, will open its doors to 45,000 spectators for three group stage games and the match for the third place. The stadium will also host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Kazan Arena, one of Russia's largest football venues that accommodates over 45,300 people, was the first stadium built in the country specifically for FIFA tournaments. The stadium has been working in full capacity since 2013 and has hosted almost a hundred of various sports events each year. It will host the first FIFA game on June 18 when the Portuguese national team will face the Mexican team.

Following some finalisation, the St. Petersburg Arena (formerly known as the Zenit Arena) is set to host the first game of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup between Russia and New Zealand, as well as the final match on July 2.

Sochi's Fisht stadium, situated in the Olympic Park near the Black Sea, will hold four games of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup as well as the test tournament for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will also take place in Russia.

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be the 10th FIFA Confederations Cup organised by FIFA. It will be held in Russia from 17 June to 2 July, 2017, as a lead-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in Russia from June 14 to July 15, 2018.

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