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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.

 

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