Tuesday, June 27, 2017

UrFU's men's team takes first place in championship in Malaga

Ural Federal University's men's football team has won the international football championship recently held in the Spanish city of Malaga.

UrFU's team finished in the top position after not having won the championship for eight years. The team was led by fourth-year student Nikita Fakhrutdinov, who also received a separate award for his expert playing during the event, according to a university press release.

In the team's first game of the championship, Fakhrutdinov scored several points against Oman to help UrFU win the match with a final score of 15-1.

The final game of the championship pitted UrFU against Brazil-- one of the strongest teams in the world. UrFU defeated Brazil with a final score of eight to five, sealing the team's victory over the championship.

The UrFU team is coached by Sergey Skorovich, a graduate of the university's Institute of Physical Culture, Sport and Youth Policy.