2018 Champions League final venue named

UEFA have revealed that the 2018 Champions League final will be held at Dynamo Kiev's Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex.

It is the first time the tournament decider will be held in the Ukraine, with the match scheduled for 26 May.

Other famous ties that have taken place in the capital include Dynamo Kiev's 1975 UEFA Super Cup clash with Bayern Munich, while it was also venue for Euro 2012 and the 1980 Olympics.

UEFA explained the decision to hold the match at the National Sports Complex was taken at Thursday's the association's Executive Committee meeting in Athens.

The stadium, that is the home of Kiev, holds 68,000. It was built in 1923 but has seen a number of additions and alterations.

This season's final will take place at Cardiff's National Stadium on June 3 2017.

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