Against the background of discussions about the dissolution of the national team of the Russian Federation after the fiasco at the European championship 2016 the Russian team won the unofficial world championship on football among teams of orphanages and children from disadvantaged families under the age of 17 years.
In the final match of the tournament, held on July 24 in Warsaw, the Russian team made up of pupils of children’s home N1 in Krasnoyarsk, defeated the French team. The main time of the match ended with the score 1:1, and in the penalty shoot more precisely was the Russians 4:3, reports “Mattw”
The tournament was attended by teams from 27 countries. The Krasnoyarsk team consisting of the boys aged 12 to 16 years, in the group stage to beat them from Ireland, Slovenia, Serbia, the Palestinian authority and Thailand. At the stage of the playoffs the Russians in the quarterfinals defeated the team of Ukraine, and in the semifinals – the team of Hungary.
The President of the Russian team noted that in Krasnoyarsk children’s home N1 pupils not only play football, they are taught the school curriculum, responsibility and honesty, the website Novosib Room.
In this context, is not superfluous to remind that the initiators of collecting signatures on an Internet petition for the dissolution of the national team of Russia in its current form, as not justified hopes offered to recruit new players, and saved this money to invest in soccer fields and spend on the development of the younger generationof athletes.