Today, on September 18, in the Nikolaev area noted 100 - the anniversary of the Nikolaev soccer.
This day at 12.00 in Nikolaev on Lenin Avenue (the central highway of the semi-million regional center) opposite to a main entrance on the Central city stadium the memorial sign devoted 100 - to the anniversary of the Nikolaev soccer was solemnly open.
The designer of a monument - "The Nikolaev hypro hail", the art director of the project - the honored worker of arts of Ukraine Victor Ivanitsky.
It is symbolical that the monument is constructed on the same place where there was a sign to the Nikolaev shipbuilding earlier. The memorial sign is executed from granite, topped with a soccerball and a cup at top. On a stele names of the people who have made the most powerful contribution to development of soccer in Nikolayevshchina are cut.
The project arose at the initiative of the chairman of Federation of soccer of the Nikolaev area, the member of executive committee of FFU, the honored worker of physical culture and sport of Ukraine Nikolay Eropunov with active support of the president of FFU Grigory Surkis, the Nikolaev governor Alexey Garkusha, the Nikolaev mayor Vladimir Chaika.
The governor of the Nikolaev area A. Garkusha at opening of a monument remembered nice history of the Nikolaev soccer and congratulated on anniversary of all who this day came to this festive event.
The Nikolaev mayor V. Chaika also congratulated present on a holiday. The mayor paid attention of citizens that on a stele still is a lot of an empty seat, so Nikolayevshchina will train yet one outstanding football player.