All other stadiums for the Euro 2012 were constructed under pressure, apart from the stadium in Donetsk, whose construction was financed by the Ukrainian oligarch – Rinat Akhmetov. “Donbass Arena” is certainly the most modern sports facility in Eastern Europe, on which the Akhmetov – Shakhtar club plays its matches. Donbas-Arena was designed by ArupSport company, which had accomplished such prestigious projects as the City of Manchester Stadium, the Allianz Arena in Munich and the National Stadium in Beijing. Construction began on 27 March 2006 as it had not been […]
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The National Stadium in Warsaw which has a capacity of 60 thousand seats will be built in the place where at present is the 10th Anniversary Stadium. According to current conception the National Stadium is expected to be the main element of a sports-recreational centre. The National Stadium is expected to be one of the main centres of the European Football Championships Euro 2012, where according to the original scheme it will be played among others: the opening match, some of the group matches, one quarter-final and one semi-final. Warsaw […]
The 2012 European Soccer Championship will be held in five Poland and five Ukrainian cities, Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza reported on Thursday. Claiming that such a decision will be made public by UEFA next Wednesday, the daily said that among Poland’s lucky cities will be Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Poznan and Cracow. In Ukraine chosen will be Kiev, Doneck, Lvov, Odessa and Dnepropetrovsk. According to Polish Sport and Tourism Minister Miroslaw Drzewiecki, the UEFA’s Wednesday decision will not be final. In his opinion matches will be played on no more than […]
Lvov Ukraine Stadium in Lvov is a new object which will be built specially for Euro 2012. At present design works are in the final phase, and according to plan its building is expected to be finished in 2009. This modern stadium is expected to be the main element of a large shopping-show centre. A capacity of stand is estimated at over 30 thousand seats. During the European Football Championships in the stadium in Lvov- according to official offer of Poland and Ukraine- some group matches are expected to be […]