Siberian Federal University: Kazakhstan Team wins SibFU Futsal Championship

Siberian Federal University hosted the International-2022 futsal championship among international students. The team from Kazakhstan became the champion.

On the first day of the group stage, 24 matches took place: 120 participants from 20 countries competed for a place in the semi-finals. On the field were players from Russia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq, Egypt, Palestine, Morocco, Guinea, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Venezuela, Bolivia, Brazil, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan. Each team was supported by.

According to the playoff results, Kairat national team of Kazakhstan has become the winner of the International-2022 futsal championship. The second place was taken by Somon national team of Tajikistan, the third place was taken by Latin Club national team of Latin America.

The winners and prize-winners of the championship were awarded with memorable prizes, medals and certificates. The main award of the championship was the challenge cup. It will take an honorable place in the International Student and Staff Support Office, and next year it will be given to the winners of the II International-2023 Championship among international students.

“We are very pleased with such events at the university. It was a great experience for us, we rallied like real Latin brothers. We are proud of our countries and the opportunity to represent them, being so far from home, in Russia,” shared his impressions Luis Mendoza, a player of the Latin Club team and a Peruvian student of the Russian language courses.

“I want to express my deep gratitude to the organizers of this tournament, everything was at the highest level, as well as gratitude and respect to all the guys with whom we played on the same pitch. I hope that in the future such competitions will be held more often, as they are not only entertaining, but also encourage making contacts with a huge number of students from different countries”, said Andrei Rubas, a Kazakhstan student of the Polytechnic School, the captain of the Kairat winning team.

The championship was organized by the Department for International Cooperation with the support of the Sports Club of Siberian Federal University.