Valentin Grishin passed away

01.02.2017

In 2002-2006 Valentin Grishin worked under the contract with the Football Union of Russia as the head coach of the Russian Women’s U19 team with which he gained great success at the international level. Under his leadership the team reached twice the 1/4 finals of the FIFA Women’s U20 World Cup (2004, 2006), won twice the bronze of the UEFA European Women’s U19 Championship (2004, 2006) and in 2005 made the main achievement in the history of the Russian women’s football  - claimed the title of the UEFA European Women’s U19 Championship 2005 in Hungary. 

The Football Union of Russia mourns and expresses the sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Valentin Grishin.

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