Donetsk, Mar 3 - DAN. The first in a war time football game will take place on Donbass Arena in Donetsk shortly, said DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko.

"I will order today that the first game takes place soon on Donbass Arena," he said.

Earlier media sources and social networks reported that on March 1 lights were turned on on Donbass Arena – the biggest stadium of Donbass, which was out of use since the war broke out. Zakharchenko said it was a sign of 'the upcoming DPR victory'.*ot