2018 FIFA World Cup in Sochi (formerly Central Stadium 2014 Winter Olympic Games)

Sochi, Russia


2018 FIFA World Cup: Fisht Stadium in Sochi (formerly Central Stadium 2014 Winter Olympic Games)

The opening and closing ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi were unforgettable events attracting worldwide attention. These festivities and other events were staged in the 45,000 capacity Central Stadium. Adaption work in order to prepare the arena for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be finished by the end of November 2016. In the "Fisht Stadium" as it is now called, a total of four matches of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and six World Cup final competition matches, including one quarter final, will be staged.


 


 


 

For the 2014 Winter Games the first phase encompassed the feasibility study, design and preliminary works. The laying of the foundation stone took place in mid-September 2010. The competence and global experience of Botta Management Group Ltd. resulted in its being awarded the management of the whole project.