Stadium “Kaliningrad Arena”

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KALININGRAD, March 23. /TASS/. Tickets for the first test match at the stadium of the 2018 world Cup in Kaliningrad, which will be held on April 11 went on sale. About TASS reported the press attache of the local football club “Baltika” Sergei Shackles.

The first match in the arena world Cup in Kaliningrad “Baltic” will play with the club “Krylya Sovetov” from Samara in the framework of the 32nd round of the national Football League.

“Tickets went on sale. On the first day, today, we put cash in 3,5 thousand tickets and almost all tickets for the first two hours were sold,” said Bonds, noting that only the first test match at the Kaliningrad stadium will be sold 10 thousand tickets.

The source added that some of the seats in the stadium will be reserved for holders of club cards of “Baltika” . Offers free places for pupils of a training Centre for young footballers and booked tickets for members of other football schools in the region, said Shackles, without specifying the number of tickets booked.

The cost of tickets for the game is: the first category is 350 rubles, second – 200 roubles and the third 100. The category is determined by the location of the seats in the stands.

Test matches in Kaliningrad the stadium will also be held on April 21 and may 12. Earlier it was reported that the first match at the new stadium will be between the “Baltic” and the German “Schalke” March 22, but the game was postponed due to cold weather.

World Cup 2018 will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia. Kaliningrad will host four games of the group stage: Croatia – Nigeria (16 June), Serbia – Switzerland (June 22), Spain – Morocco (25 June) and England – Belgium (June 28). According to the Ministry of culture and tourism of the Kaliningrad region in the period of the games, the region will host up to 120 thousand tourists.