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MOSCOW, may 30. /Offset. TASS Ilya Andreev/. Conducting in Nizhny Novgorod matches of the FIFA world Cup 2018 is an additional motivation for “Olympian”. About this TASS said the head coach of Nizhny Novgorod team Nikolay Pisarev.
“Olympian” on Tuesday, guaranteed to itself participation in superiority of Football national League (FNL) season 2017/18, taking first place in a zone “Ural-Volga” championship of Professional football League (PFL).
“We were in (training) database, which is almost ready, the construction site of the stadium. This (holding in Nizhny Novgorod world Cup) provides us with additional motivation,” said Pisarev.
The first test matches at the stadium “Nizhniy Novgorod”, designed for 45 thousand spectators, will take place in spring 2018. The arena will host six world Cup games, including the meeting of the 1/8 and 1/4 finals.
“The season was very difficult, – said Pisarev, who led the “Olympian” in February . – When I came, we had a handicap of four points in seven rounds but failed to solve the problem of access in Germany. We did a good job, I am grateful to the boys, they performed the installation, listened to us, the coaches. To make such a team in such a short period of time worth it”.
Pisarev will discuss with the leadership of “Olympian” continued work in the club
To the question, how much will change the team in the summer, Pisarev said: “I do Not want to talk about it, but most I would like to continue the work.”
Last home games “Olympian” collected at the Nizhny Novgorod “locomotive” stadium more than five thousand spectators. “Today, and in General all home games, we felt the support. Our game came to many people, more than some Premier League matches. It pleases and inspires optimism,” – said the source TASS.
The coach noted that the duration of his contract with the “Olympian” after the end of season 2016/17 will not expire. “But the conversation with the leadership still have. The contract of the coach is not everything. We have one more match ahead (June 4 against “Syzran-2003″ – approx. TASS), and after the season I will be meeting with the leaders,” said Pisarev.
The mission of the club on a season-2017/18 is too early to say, said the specialist. “Today we a day of joy. And all the other issues will be solved afterwards,” stated the coach.
Football club Olimpiets was founded in the year 2015. As the summer of 2016, said the Minister of sports of Nizhny Novgorod region Sergei Panov, before the club will seek over time to rise in the Russian football Premier League (RFPL).