The decision to rename «Novokrestovskaya» metro station to «Zenit» in honor of the football club was supported by the toponymic commission. «Interfax» writes about it.
According to the agency report, a committeeman Alexey Erofeev announced 17 votes for rename, 6 against, two abstained. The decision of the commission must be approved by the governor of St. Petersburg.
Football club «Zenit» ahead of schedule won the second championship in sequence in the Russian Premier League in 2020 During the match with Krasnodar, the blue-white-sky blues scored 4 goals, conceiving 2 goals. At the moment, Zenit is a seven-time Russian champion.