The construction of the stadium, Nizhniy Novgorod

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NIZHNY NOVGOROD, August 26. /TASS/. The operation of the stadium “Nizhny Novgorod” after the world championship in 2018 will cost 400 million rubles a year. The journalists said the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev .

“According to our estimates, operation of the stadium will cost 400 million rubles a year. But we will do everything to ensure that he was self-sustaining. This is possible if we properly distribute operation and rent under the grandstand, there are only 2100,” – said Shantsev.

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“I’ve been to several stadiums and open or closed. For management companies that are planning the loading of their properties at least for the next three years, it all adds up. And even there is a profit to support professional and children’s teams. We will build a work so that it was not a subject on which we’d only spent”, – said Shantsev.

Shantsev also said that the name change of the arena sponsorship is not yet scheduled. “While we are not going to change the name. If the management company is a good suggestion, we will consider it”, – said the Governor.

Stadium “Nizhny Novgorod” is built on the confluence of the Oka and the Volga, near the historical centre of the city. The arena’s capacity is 45 thousand seats, due in December 2017.