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The official name for the stadium on Krestovsky island in St. Petersburg, which at the moment, many are referred to as “Zenit arena”, select the inhabitants of the city. This was stated by Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Igor Albin on his Twitter page

“The decision about the name [of the stadium] will be accepted according to the results of a public opinion poll. Maybe call “Zenit” maybe, “the Kirov Stadium,” wrote Albin.

In late February, the Agency TASS reported that during the confederations Cup in the summer of 2017, the stadium will be called “St. Petersburg arena” .