According to the chairman of regional federation of soccer N. L. Eropunov, last year was at the same time difficult and successful for football players of Nikolayevshchina. "Torpedo" (Nikolaev) and "Voronovka" (Voznesensk) adequately represented area in the Cup of Ukraine among the amatorskikh of collectives, and Torpedo members besides won silver medals of the championship of Ukraine among amator. About it reports a press - service of the Nikolaev regional federation of soccer.
The very sharp rivalry in the championship of the Nikolaev area was given also. At once some collectives to the last applied for a victory and medals in these popular competitions. It should be noted the birth of the new original team "Taurus — VAK" which at once won love of fans. Members of executive committee stated many flatter words as to the president of this club, and heads of other teams who make considerable personal investments in development of national game.
And still celebration of century of the Nikolaev soccer became the main event of 2008. Among a set of successfully held events by the main thing N. L. Eropunov called a vozdvizheniye of a memorable sign in honor of an anniversary. The memorable stele not only immortalized Names of ship soccer, but also decorated architectural shape of the regional center.
At the same time members of executive committee considered a number of problem questions. In particular, how to make so that arbitrators judged not only competently, but also impartially? Whether it is worth entering rigid limits on nonresident legionaries to help to grow up to local young talents? How long on football fields of area unparliamentary expressions will "rattle"?
For development of the draft of decisions on these and other vital issues the working group of presidents of football clubs is created.
Also on executive committee three delegates on the X Congress of Federation of soccer of Ukraine are elected. They unanimously elected the president of FFU G. M. Surkis, the chairman of FFNO N. L.Eropunov and his deputy V. S. Zaporozhets.