The chairman of the Nikolaev regional association of beach soccer Ruslan Zabransky reported about results of performances of team of sports school "Nikolaev-95" (trainers - Alexander Chunikhin and Sergey Burimenko) in the championship of Ukraine which took place in Ilyichevsk.
12 teams from the different cities of the country were broken into three groups on four teams in everyone. Young nikolayevets crushed contemporaries from Odessa and Youzhny with the identical score 10:1, but conceded to team from Kiev - 4:7. According to regulations, winners of groups challenged championship and a cup in the first category, and the teams which have taken the second places in group (on this position our fellow countrymen finished), - a cup on the second category.
In a decisive match with team of owners representatives of sports school "Nikolaev" - 4:1 got the best. In a festive atmosphere the memorable cup, medals and diplomas is handed over to children. And among the strongest our rivals got a rank of the champion at a group stage - the Arsenal team (Kiev) which has changed in the final of sevastopolets.
Ruslan Zabransky: "I happened to be present on a final of our team. And I am overflowed by a pride for young Nikolaev "plyazhnik". It was necessary to play not only against age-mates. Our rivals were supported zealously by local fans, and DJs got public shouts and tirades. Nikolayevtsa all this answered with dedicated game that in a result and brought a sure victory. The trip to Ilyichevsk very much was pleasant to children. They lived in good conditions, spent on the sea much time. In general, the championship in Ilyichevsk can be considered as the Europe's first similar competition for this age category. It it was officially declared at organizing committee meeting. And therefore it is twice pleasant that nikolayevets gave a good account, and adequately presented our football city".