IN RUSSIAN

Abkhazia founds national football team

3 December 2012 - 1:15pm

 

Jemal Gubaz, President of the Abkhaz Football Federation, has announced foundation of the national football team, mainly composed of players from local teams. Some foreigners expressed interest in joining the team, Apsnypress reports.

Gubaz noted such players in the team as brothers Beslan and Ruslan Ajinjal, captain of the Lokomotiv FC (Moscow) Sandro Tsveyba.

Abkhazia has also formed the youth national team that had played some matches of the ongoing season. The Abkhaz Football Federation plans to form the junior national team in 2013.

Moreover, Abkhazia continues negotiations with the UEFA and FIFA to host international matches.

 

Read also

Feb 20 2015 - 19:25
Azerbaijan has won the 2015 Greco-Roman World Cup. The competition ended with the following results: Zaur Kaboloyev (Russia) vs. Elman Mukhtarov (Azerbaijan) - 3:2 in the 59kg category, Gasan Aliyev (Azerrbaijan) vs. Artem Surkov (Russia) – 5:1 in the 66kg category, Rasul Chunayev (Azerbaijan) vs. Chingiz Labazanov (Russia) – 2:0 in the 71kg category, Roman Vlasov (Russia) vs. Elvin Mursaliyev – 8:0 in the 75kg category, Rafig Guseynov (Azerbaijan) vss. Yevgeny Saleyev (Russia) – 2:1 in the 80kg category, Islam Abbasov (Azerbaijan) vs. David Chakvetadze (Russia) – 4:4 in the 85kg category, Nikita Melnikov (Russia) vs. Orkhan Nuriyev (Azerbaijan) – 4:0 in the 98kg category, Sergey Semenov (Russia) vs. Sabakh Shariati (Azerbaijan) – 2:1 in the 130kg category.
Feb 13 2015 - 20:18
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach today. Putin thanked Bach for support during preparations for the Olympic Games and plans to keep in touch with the IOC chief, TASS reports.Bach expressed confidence that the Olympics would promote the development of sports. He assured that the Sochi Olympic Games created conditions for other world championships and international competitions in Russia.
Feb 11 2015 - 20:45
 UEFA executives and administrators have postponed their visit to Crimea from February 16-20 to February 18-19, says Alexander Krasilnikov, the president of FC SKChF Sevastopol, TASS reports.The officials will visit the peninsula to check football infrastructure and development of the Crimean championship. 
Feb 9 2015 - 12:40
Almaty is bidding for the Winter Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games for the second time."The ideological basis of the Almaty-2022 plan is the ‘Keeping it Real’ concept," the organizing committee reports.
Feb 6 2015 - 20:27
 Simon Clegg, the chief operational director of the first European Games hosted by Baku, said at a press conference today that 63 European companies will broadcast the upcoming Games, Trend reports.Over 80% offer to broadcast the event for free. 148 million people, or 73% of Europe, will watch the Games. 

Archive