Stadium “Rostov-Arena”

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ROSTOV-ON-DON, on may 12. /TASS/. More than 90% of the tickets for the five matches of the world Cup 2018, which will be held at the stadium “Rostov-arena” in Rostov-on-don, has already been sold. This was reported to journalists by the first Deputy Governor Igor Guskov.

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“The stadium will be filled for each of the five matches, more than 90% of tickets already sold, he said. – 54% of the fans are foreigners, 7% of residents of the Rostov region, the rest – residents of the Russian Federation from other regions who come to watch the matches. Very interesting team [played in Rostov-na-Donu in the group stage] . We hope that in the match of 1/8 final [in Rostov-on-don] will play very strong teams”.

Special riders between athletes have been reported, said the first Deputy Governor. The teams that will play for “Rostov-Arena”, previously reviewed the hotel and the stadium, drove along the routes that will get. “They are satisfied, all of them staged. Continued consular visits groups of countries whose teams will play here,” said Guskov.

According to him, for the teams in the region have created the most favorable conditions, they will be housed in comfortable hotels. “Each of these hotels special measures and special routes for the teams, they will move on Protocol routes. The vehicle will drive up to the hotel and to the entrance of the locker rooms at the stadium. Convenient and safe for teams,” he added.

He also said that in the Rostov region safety measures during the world Cup given priority. “All security forces will work in emergency mode, starting from the month of may to the end of the world Cup. All the necessary security at the stadium, the airport, the railway station is fixed,” – said Vice-Governor.

At the stadium “Rostov-arena” will host five world Cup matches. In the group stage of the tournament will play teams of Brazil and Switzerland (June 17), Uruguay and Saudi Arabia (20 June), South Korea and Mexico (23 June), Iceland and Croatia (26 June), the city will take one match 1/8 finals (on 2 July). World Cup 2018 will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities of Russia.