F-1118257270/Пресконференция.jpg 16 april 2012 News

Today a press conference devoted to the 90th anniversary of Spartak and international tournament was held in Russian News Agency Press Center. 

The event was attended by Sergey Rodionov (President of our Academy), Valentine Klimko (Director of Academy), Andrey Tikhonov (Spartak coach), Kirill Kombarov (alumnus of Spartak school and player of the core team) and Ted Ntirubuza (football player of our Academy and tournament participant).

It should be reminded that our club is arranging U-17 international tournament in the honor of the 90th anniversary of Spartak to be held from April 17 to 22 in Sokolniki. Spartak Academy’s team (players born in the year of 1995) and their peers from Spanish Barcelona, Italian Atalanta, Portuguese Sporting, German Borussia (Monchengladbach) and French Sochaux will participate at the tournament.

Sergey Rodionov told journalists about sports-related aspects of the tournament, Valentine Klimko – about its organizational and economic aspects. Ted Ntirubuza described his feelings pertaining to the forthcoming tournament, and Kirill Kombarov and Andrey Tikhonov regretted that currently they aren’t 16-17 years old, otherwise they would be glad to participate at such prestigious competition.

In addition, at the end of the press conference Andrey Tikhonov formulated the following request to Spartak fans: "On April 22 during the break of Spartak – Anji match a grandiose parade of Spartak veterans of all generations will be held. Also there winners and medalists of the tournament in the honor of the 90th anniversary will be honored. We invite all fans of the red and whites to Luzhniki. Let’s celebrate decently the jubilee of our great club!"