In regard to the description on stadium “Astana Arena”:
Due to the high load on covering of the football field “Astana Arena” and also with the announced notes of football clubs, the additional inspection of grass covering of paying field.
In relation of forthcoming qualification games of Championship league UEFA 2017-2018 on the stadium “Astana-Arena” in order to pass the UEFA certification which was planned on June-July, the issue of football field change was raised. The planned term of work performance – from the end of March to May. These terms were coordinated with the Executive Board and coaching staff of FC “Astana”, with Football Federation of Kazakhstan and PFLK.
April games of FC Astana were transferred to the other fields. In particular, the game of Astana-Shakhter will be conducted on 1st of April in Termirtau city. The May games of FC Astana will be conducted on native stadium “Astana Arena”.
The abovementioned measures on change of artificial coverage of football field is implementing with a purpose of compliance to high quality requirement o UEFA and for certification passing.