A Russian fan holds up the national flag as he arrives for the 2017 Confederations Cup match between Russia and New Zealand at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. Photo: AFP

After shaky start, will Zenit St Petersburg’s mega-money World Cup ground be fit to fly the flag at Russia 2018 in six months?

After years of delays blighted construction, constant issues with the playing surface leave organisers racing time

Topic |   Fifa World Cup 2018

TOP PICKS

A Russian fan holds up the national flag as he arrives for the 2017 Confederations Cup match between Russia and New Zealand at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE