Moscow Mayor: Luzhniki ready for football

Sergey Sobyanin expressed confidence that the Luzhniki Stadium will be reopened on schedule
29 March

Moscow Luzhniki Stadium reconstruction is almost completed. This was announced by the Mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyanin.

"Most reconstruction of the main arena of the Luzhniki stadium is finished," Sobyanin said "The lighting and sound system were installed, and even green grass, thanks to special winter technology, has strengthened its root system, so you can even play football here. Finishing and commissioning works are almost over. There is no doubt that Luzhniki will be put into commission on time."

"The improvement of Luzhniki is ongoing, it will be completed by the end of summer. Everything will be done on time and, hopefully, of high quality," Sobyanin said.

Luzhniki Stadium will be the main 2018 World Cup arena. The opening game, one of the semi-finals and finals will be held here.