FIFA World Cup Host City – Samara

Background

Samara World Cup 2018 Russia Host City

View of the city of Samara in the Volga River @ mix7777 Depositphotos

We have been investigating the 11 Russian Host Cities which will be bringing you the FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia‘a games.

We have already looked at St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan and the capital city of the Republic of Mordovia – Saransk.

Samara – an important Russian City

Today we will be visiting the most Eastern host city namely Samara. It is the capital of the Samara region and is quite large, with 1.13 million people and being the sixth largest Russian City. The city was known as Kubyshev between 1935 and 1991 to honor the Bolshevik Valerian Kubyshev.

In fact this is quite an important city as the Soviets had planned this city to be the capital city of the Soviet Union if Moscow had fallen to the Nazis. In fact, many diplomats were actually evacuated there and there is even a 37 meter deep bunker built to house Stalin but never used.

Sadly though the 1.5 million Germans who lived in Samara before World War II either were forced to leave or put into forced-labor camps. After the War, the City became a closed city focused on military city. And eventually they played a major part in the Soviet space program including the building of the Vostok launch vehicle which sent Yuri Gagarin into space.

Samara itself was founded in 1586 becoming an official city in 1688. It has had a turbulent history. It was initially a Township inhabited by soldiers on the order of the Tsar of the time, Tsar Feodor 1 the Blessed to protect and control the area around the Volga.

A growing city

From there, it grew becoming a City as we have seen in 1688 and it grew with trade especially from the East. In 1780, Samara got serious and established some government institutions before reaching 15,000 inhabitants by 1850. In 1900 it was at 90,000 and by 1915, incredibly at 150,000. The ships coming along the Volga as well as the railway lines played a big part as did the city and region’s development of wheat becoming the largest flour producer in the whole of  Russia. Added to its trade status, it was serious developing.

In 1921, there was a lot of hunger after the City fell to the Red Army in 1918.

Today, Samara is high-tech and involved especially in aerospace including satellites and space services. It produces a lot of edible materials including chocolate, vodka, beer and food processing amongst others. Finally recovering somewhat after a difficult post-Soviet period.

There is lots to do and see here including the famous Cosmos Museum, Stalin’s bunker and many activities including boat rides along the Volga river, which is the largest river in Europe.

Samara and the FIFA 2018 World Cup Matches

The Samara Cosmos Arena which is planned to hold 45,000 is quite an important venue as it will host six matches including a Group game involving Russia and both a Round of 16 and a World Cup Quarterfinal. This is a real honor for a city not called Moscow or St. Petersburg. Here are the games being hosted in Samara:

Matches:
17 June 2018 16:00 – E3 vs E4 – Group E
21 June 2018 19:00 – C4 vs C2 – Group C
25 June 2018 18:00 – A4 vs Russia – Group A
28 June 2018 18:00 – H2 vs H3 – Group H
2 July 2018 18:00 – 1E vs 2F – Round of 16
7 July 2018 18:00 – W55 vs W56 – Quarter Final

Weather and Temperature

Russian Government Building Samara, Russia Original Vintage Postcard

Samara during June and July is generally quite humid and this is because of the precipitation levels and being so close to the Volga river. It can go from 29% to 98% humidity so please prepare yourseld. Although the average relative humidity is between 64-67% in June and July. The actual temperature has a daily average of 19.7 degrees Celsius in June (67.5 degrees Fahrenheit) and 21.5 degrees Celsius in July (70.7 degrees Fahrenheit). There are also an average of 15 rainy days in June and 14 rainy days in July so you will experience the conditions.

Soccer in Samara

Krylia Sovetov FC Russia Samara Soccer Football Vinyl Sticker 3 X 5 inches

FC Krylia Sovetov Samara is the local football team in Samara. They were founded in 1942 and are in the Russian Premier League reaching third place in 2004 as their best ever Russian Premier League performance.Before that, their best achievement in the USSR Championship was 4th place in 1951.

Krylia Sovetov means “Wings of the Soviets” which reflects the City’s focus on space and aerospace.As per their English Language website, have played in the UEFA Cup reaching the first round in 2005/06 losing to AZ Alkmaar of Holland. And they lost in the Third Qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League in 2009/10 to St. Patrick’s Athletic of Ireland.

After the World Cup 2018, Krylia will take over the Samara Cosmos Arena and leave their current Metallurg Stadium. Watch FIFA’s Official Video on FC Krylia Sovetov Samara.

 

 

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