The final of the Cup of Russia on football of the season 2015/16 to be held in Kazan. This decision was taken at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Russian football Union (RFU) on Wednesday. About this in his Twitter said a member of the Executive Committee of the RFU Igor Lebedev.
“The Russian Cup final will take place in Kazan,” wrote Lebedev. Match date is not yet known.
The Minister of sports of Tatarstan Vladimir Leonov said in an interview with TASS that the venue of the final of Cup of Russia will be built in 2013 the stadium “Kazan-arena”.
The first football match at the stadium took place in the summer of 2014. A year later, the arena hosted the competitions of the world championship by water kinds of sports.
In November 2015 it was re-opened for football matches. The capacity of the “Kazan-Arena” 45 thousand spectators. In 2018 the stadium will host games of the world Cup.
For the first time Kazan will host the Russian Cup final. Earlier, the national Cup final was held in Moscow, Khimki, Rostov-on-don, Yaroslavl, Yekaterinburg, Grozny, Kaspiysk and Astrakhan.