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On December 11th, 2009 UEFA made an official decision to convey the rights on hosting 2012 EURO championship in Kharkov, Kiev, Donetsk, Lvov (Ukraine), and Warsaw, Gdansk, Poznan, Wroclaw (Poland). After this great news Kharkov is looking forward to the football EURO 2012 championship.
On December 5 th 2009 Kharkov has officially commissioned the newly reconstructed Metallist Stadium, which is to host the finals of the UEFA EURO 2012 European Football Championship. The stadium's total capacity is over 40,000 seats, including over 600 for journalists and commentators, over 400 for VIP guests, and 104 seats for persons with disabilities and individuals accompanying them. The budgetary cost of the stadium's reconstruction is estimated at UAH 562.9 million (UAH 7.984 / USD 1). The key investor in the Metalist Stadium, Oleksandr Yaroslavskiy, who is President of the Metalist FC, owner of the DCH Group and coordinator of Kharkiv's preparations for Euro-2012, spoke at the opening ceremony to the delight of many football fans in Ukraine and abroad. Ukraine and Poland, who are hosting the Euro 2012 Football Championship, now have two out of the eight stadiums required for the games in 2012, both in Ukraine.
So, distinguished guests of Kharkov, if you are visiting Kharkov to enjoy football battles on international level, our modern apartments for rent in Kharkov will provide you with easy access to the main scene of the battle at Metallist Stadium and all the comfort of home-like stay in Kharkov central apartments, help you to concentrate on the football magic itself.