In the near future in Russia will be created the Night of the football League, by analogy with the Amateur Night hockey League. This was announced by the President of the NHL and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of “Spartak” Alexander Yakushev.
“Night is soon to be established football League, – Yakushev was quoted “R-Sport”. – So it will be called, and will play mini-soccer. I am even afraid to imagine how many teams will be all over Russia. In late may, already is scheduled to play at the gala festival in Sochi”.
According to the legendary hockey player, the organizers have enlisted the support of Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Recall that the NHL Amateur hockey League, established in 2011 on the initiative of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who in the forward position took part in several matches.
The League brings together hockey fans who in their spare time activities, usually in the evenings, gather to play. The winner of the League receives a gift of an indoor ice rink in the city. Fifth NHL season started in September. It will involve about 800 teams from 76 subjects of the Russian Federation.