Stadium “Fischt”

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MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. Moscow football club “Lokomotiv” considering the Sochi stadium “Fisht”, to say it as a spare arena for the season 2017/18. About this TASS said a source familiar with the situation.

Earlier, the Minister of physical culture and sports of Krasnodar territory Lyudmila Chernova said that on Tuesday of “Lokomotiv” received a request “to consider the possibility of training and games at the stadium”.

“Locomotive” like any other club, is considering options for a replacement arena for the season 2017/18. Among these options are the stadium “Fisht”, the source said.

The Fisht stadium in Sochi was built for the Olympic games 2014. The arena will host matches of the confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 world Cup. On Tuesday it hosted a test match between the national teams of Russia and Belgium (3:3 ).