Date: 7 months ago   Category: Football

In Volgograd there has taken place the Leather Ball tournament


On August 26 in Volgograd the final of the All-Russian football competitions "Leather Ball — the Cup of Coca-Cola" for children and young people among players of 14-15 years was held. It is reported in the press release which has come to the editorial office of Lenta.ru. The Trud team from the city of Tikhoretsk which has beaten football players "Zenit — SOSh 179" from the city of Kazan with the score 1:0 became the winner of competitions. Bronze was won by the Novovyatich team from the city of Kirov in a match with the Satellite team from the city of Yekaterinburg, having won with the score 2:1. 69 amateur teams from all Russia — winners of regional stages of competitions participated in a tournament. Decisive matches of the All-Russian final of "A leather ball" have taken place at Zenit stadium which was the pre-game training platform of the World Cup of 2018. The match for the first place was commented by the sports journalist Karen Adamyan. Photo: the press service of the Leather Ball tournament 1/2 Closing ceremony of competitions has taken place to "Volgograd to the Arena", hosting matches of a world championship. The Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation Pavel Kolobkov, the governor of the Volgograd region Andrei Bocharov and the former football player of Russian national team Sergey Ignashevich participated in her. "As to the football player it is very pleasant to me that the Leather Ball tournament which was thought up more than 50 years ago by Lev Yashin still exists and is carried out at such high level. Also very much it is pleasant to me that such number of young people and girls of entertainments available today choose soccer from all" — Ignashevich has said. As the first prize from Coca-Cola winners of competitions will spend week on the basis of national team, training under the leadership of mentors of youth team of the country. Besides, young football players will participate in a friendly match which will be held at stadium of the World Cup in Moscow.

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