“Стрелка” Location: Nizhny Novgorod
Year of construction: 2017 (in construction)
Construction price: Not published
Capacity: 44,899 spectators
Home team: Volga
“Стрелка” “Arrow” Arena in Nizhny Novgorod built specifically for the World Cup, which Russia expects to be held in 2018. In principle it was planned to place the stadium in the village of Olgino or near the rowing channel. In 2012, the team visited the construction site of FIFA and decided to place the stadium area “Стрелка” or “Arrow”.
They needed a very long time to choose the name stadium, initially it would be called “Volga-Arena”, however, since too many teams from different countries will participate in the World Cup, it was decided to name the stadium “Nizhny Novgorod”. As a result, a stadium called “Стрелка” or “Arrow”, but after the World Cup in 2018 you can change the name.
The construction work in the stadium, which began in August 2014, is in full development, to put into operation the stadium is scheduled for November 2017. The stadium has a capacity for 45 thousand spectators simultaneously. This ability is achieved thanks to the special unusual design of the seats.
In the stage Flecha will be held games of the group stage, there will be games of 1/8 and 1/4 of the championship. After that, the Nizhny Novgorod stadium for the World Cup in 2018 will be used for home games of the “Volga” team, as well as a multipurpose sports complex.
Construction of a new stadium takes place in several stages. At this point, the end of the year, will be a fully built foundation and construction of the first level. The next stage, in 2016, will also be assembly, and metal will also be erected. The last phase of construction, scheduled for 2017, will be dedicated to the creation and installation of equipment, the second half of 2017 will be used to improve the territory.
For the time being, for the 2018 Nizhny Novgorod World Cup, the Flecha stadium is the first phase of the construction, which involved 1,000 workers. It is the largest stadium in the district, which uses the latest building technologies are applied and the latest utilities to install already invited the best specialists from Moscow. Transportation will also take place at the end of the construction of the stadium.
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