Russian girls play in “Four Nations” tournament


From 8-th to 10-th of December, the women's national mini-football team of Russia will take part in the "Four Nations"  international tournament  in Spain, during which it will play against the teams of Portugal, Italy and the host country team.

In preparation for the tournament, from 2-nd to 7-th of December, the Russians conducted a training camp at the “Aquarium” training center in Krasnogorsk. On Thursday morning, our team went to the Spanish city of Guadalajara where the competition is going to take place.

The lineup of the Russian national team:

Goalkeepers: Anastasia Ivanova, Linda Sukhanova (both - "Aurora" St. Petersburg).

Field players: Varvara Bychkova (“Slovácko” Czech Republic), Dina Danilova, Tatiana Deripaska (both “MosPolitech” Moscow), Anastasia Durandina, Elizaveta Nikitina, Margarita Semenova, Liana Yukhaeva (all “Aurora” St. Petersburg), Tatyana Kuleshova ("Snezhana-Kotelniki "Moscow region), Ksenia Olkova, Alexandra Chernova (both -"Laguna-UOR"Penza), Alexandra Samorodova (Zapsibkolledzh Tyumen), Marina Fedorova (“Ryazan-VDV” Ryazan).

It should be noted that the Russian team is the current owner of the trophy. A year ago, the Evgeny Kuzmin's wards consistently outplayed rivals from Spain, Portugal and
Italy in the debut tournament.

Tournament schedule:

December 8 (Friday)

21:00 Italy - Portugal
23:15 Spain - RUSSIA

December 9 (Saturday)

21:00 RUSSIA - Portugal
23:15 Spain - Italy

December 10 (Sunday)

12:00 RUSSIA - Italy
14:30 Spain to Portugal

* Moscow time is indicated.