Vladimir stognienko: “the confederations Cup is not enough PR”

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In the opening match of the tournament between national teams of Russia and New Zealand it’s a little more than 50 thousand spectators, while arena can accommodate about 70 thousand According to Stognienko, organizers ought to work more on distributing the tickets.

“Yes, there were empty seats. But the podium was not empty. On the other hand, I think the confederations Cup in some way is not enough PR. We had to work hard to ensure a better spread of the tickets. And in the future need more hyping up the world Cup. In addition, guys, we can’t assign the opening ceremony. It turns out too big difference between it and the beginning of the match,” said Stognienko “Газете.Ru”.

The opening ceremony began two hours before the start of the match Russia — New Zealand, at 16:00. It was held in an empty stadium “St. Petersburg arena” was filled with almost a tenth .

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