“Open Arena”

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MOSCOW, July 8. /Offset. TASS Vladislav Utkin/. Football stadium “Opening-arena” will never accept hockey games, the design will not allow it. About this TASS said the owner of football “Spartak” and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of club Leonid Fedun.

Last year Vice-President of hockey “Spartak” Valery Kamensky reported that the club is considering holding a hockey match on “Open Arena”, but to implement it failed.

“Hockey game [at the stadium] is not possible, the design does not allow the field then you have to kill,” said Fedun.

Answering the question about payback home stadium of the club, the owner of “Spartacus” said, “If not for the devaluation, he fought would be fast enough for 10 years. But with the devaluation it is impossible to say”.

“Open arena” is designed for 45 thousand spectators. The stadium in Tushino opened on 5 September 2014 . The arena has already hosted matches of the confederations Cup 2017, and in 2018 will host five world Cup games.