Russian club Mordovia Saransk offering free tickets... for cigarettes

Mordovia have come up with the lung-burning plan as a way of bringing fans into the 12,000-seater Stadion Start for the match on on March 26.

Quite why the second-tier side's owners want cigarettes (and presumably not even for themselves) is anyone’s guess. 

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