FC Shakhtar, Donbass Arena Stadium
Football Club Shakhtar Donetsk is the leader in the Ukrainian football league and one of Eastern Europe’s top clubs. The team enjoys a highly developed sports infrastructure including a modern training centre and a football academy.
Donbas Аrena is an elite stadium, the home ground of FC Shakhtar. Launched on 29 August 2009, it can seat 52,667 people.
In March 2017, the company lost control over Donbas Arena and Kirsha training centre.
In July 2014, FC Shakhtar temporarily moved to Kyiv where the football team and the Children and Youth Academy are living and training now. FC Shakhtar hosts home games of the Ukrainian championship and the Champions League at Arena Lviv. Some employees of FC Shakhtar and Donbas Arena moved from Donetsk to Kyiv and Lviv.
Last updated: October 2017