The NSC Olimpiyskiy was certified to be the elite class stadium
On May 26, the main sports and cultural arena of Ukraine - the NSC Olimpiyskiy hosted the true football fest - the UEFA Champions League Final.
The match was held at the highest level and received positive feedback from both fans and representatives of the UEFA.
- Everything was organized as perfect as it was possible at all. The highest security level, very hospitable and friendly people, beautiful Kyiv ... - Alexander Cheferin, the President of UEFA said... NSC Olimpiyskiy is one of the greatest stadiums in Europe and it hosted the UEFA Champions League final Real Madrid "(Madrid) V FC" Liverpool" well.
The representatives of UEFA handed over the certificate to the management of the NSC Olimpiyskiy after the match:
- The Union of European Football Associations certifies that the NSC Olimpiyskiy is classified in the UEFA elite list of stadiums, the certificate says.
The Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Igor Zhdanov congratulated the stadium team on this recognition:
- I am grateful to the whole team of the NSC Olimpiyskiy - together we made a good football fest. This certificate proves the high quality preparation that was carried out by the Minmolodsport team and our enterprises before the event. I assure you - we will always support the development of the main arena of Ukraine. I believe that more than a dozen high-level events will take place here.
It’s to be recalled that the NSC Olimpiyskiy was built in 1923. During its 95-year history, the arena had 4 reconstructions and was renamed 9 times. The NSC Olimpiyskiy hosted the Olympics-1980, as well as the UEFA European Football Championship EURO 2012. The arena hosts matches of the UPL, the Europe League and the Champions League, matches of the Ukrainian national team, concerts of world-class stars and many different events.
- We are very proud of our arena. It was a great honor and pleasure for us to host the UEFA Champions League Final. The certificate proves the fact that all our efforts and painstaking work were appreciated not only by our fans, but also by European football managers. We will continue to do our best to ensure that every visitor is satisfied and always wants to come back again, because all the best things happen at the NSC Olimpiyskiy! - Valentin Gruzdev, the general director of the state enterprise "National Sports Complex" Olimpiyskiy said.
The UEFA certificate will take its place at the main reception of the stadium, where every visitor will be able to see it personally.
As a reminder according to the preliminary UEFA classification the NSC Olimpiyskiy was classified as the 4th category stadium that was the highest category stadium according to the "Stadium infrastructure regulation" 2010 edition. According to this regulation 4th category stadiums have the right to host the World Cup, European Football Championship, UEFA Champions League and the Europe League finals. The NSC Olimpiyskiy got this category after the last reconstruction and holding the final part of the European Football Championship EURO 2012.
NSC Olimpiyskiy - all the best things happen right here!
The NSC Olimpiyskiy press service