Anatoly Pakhomov

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SOCHI, may 6. /TASS/. Football club “Sochi” will show a decent and interesting game after holding in Russia the 2018 world Cup in football. This opinion TASS expressed the mayor of Sochi Anatoly Pakhomov.

On Saturday, the former striker of the national team of Australia on football Harry Kewell, a former player of the national team of Russia on football Dmitry Bulykin, and the mayor of Sochi Alexander Pakhomov opened the Park of the confederations Cup in Sochi.

“We understand that football requires a lot of money and we have financial support. This gives hope that after the world championship on football of FC “Sochi” will show a decent and interesting game. I’m sure of it,” – said Pakhomov.

He noted that the rate of FC “Sochi” is done on the local players .

“Once again our unique “Pearl” broke up, we came to understand what must be their guys, and the football club “Sochi” was created solely for one purpose – there should play our boys. By and large, the current line-up consists of domestic children, but I think these backyard guys were more prepared. Of course, we will need more trained professionals, we are engaged. But, nevertheless, the first step is taken,” – said Pakhomov.


About the club


FC “Sochi” – the Russian football club, formed in 2013. In his first season, the representatives of the resort city was declared the third division championship of Russia (the area of the SFD/NCFD). The team under the leadership of Dmitry Pyatibratova finished in the second, scoring in 12 games, 27 points and only one point behind after winning gold “Dynamo-UOR” from Stavropol. In the 2015/16 season the Professional football League (PFL) of the zone “South”, “Sochi” came because of financial problems.

In season 2016/17 Sochi returned to professional football and playing in the zone “South” second division of the championship of Russia.