26 Jul 2012
Russia National League - 2nd stage (Samara)
Eight teams will fight by the Volga to earn one of the tickets to the Superfinal of the Russian National Championship
As of this Wednesday, Samara hosts the second qualifying stage of the Russia National Beach Soccer Championship. Eight really competitive teams, distributed into two groups of four will beagain battling to get into the final stage of the National Championship, to be held in Saint Pertersburg. After the first qualifying stage, Krystall (from Saint Petersburg) and Strogino (Moscow) leading the chart, followed by Lokomotiv and Rotor. Players such as Stankovic, Fernando DDi, Jorginho, Buru, Betinho and the whole Russian Beach Soccer National Teams distribute their talent in the different squads, having a terrifically balanced competition.
After the four round-robin days, and the final, the six teams with better ranking will get to the decider in the Russian capital, next August 19th.
The first matchday in Samara already brought really intense moments which can have a clear affectation on the final table. The tournament kicked-off with a bit of surprise, as leaders Kristall lost to Rotor from Volgograd, and after two tremendous beach soccer games giving IBS Saint Petersburg and Dinamo Moscow the points, current champions Lokomotiv and hosts Krylia Sovetov faced in a amusiongly anticipated battle. The Muscovite fielded a higher accuracy to end up clinching the victory, with a 1-4 that got them on top of the table.
Action continues all weekend long…
Matches can be followed live through the Krylya Sovetov official website: http://www.kc-camapa.ru/cgi-bin/kstvlive.cgi
Team distribution and Match schedule:
Group ?: Kristall, Rotor, CSKA, Dinamo.
Group ?: Strogino, Lokomotiv, IBS, Krylya Sovetov.
25 July (Wednesday)
15:00 PFC Kristall 3-4 FC Rotor-Volgograd
16:15 FC IBS 7-5 FC Strogino
17:30 BSC CSKA 5-6 PFC Dinamo
18:45 PFC Krylya Sovetov 1-4 PFC Lokomotiv
26 July (Thursday)
15:00 PFC Lokomotiv – FC IBS
16:15 FC Rotor-Volgograd – BSC CSKA
17:30 PFC Dinamo – PFC Kristall
18:45 PFC Krylya Sovetov – FC Strogino
27 July (Friday)
15:00 BSC CSKA – PFC Kristall
16:15 PFC Dinamo – FC Rotor-Volgograd
17:30 FC Strogino – PFC Lokomotiv
18:45 PFC Krylya Sovetov – FC IBS
28 July (Saturday)
12:00 Match 13 3? – 4?
13:15 Match 14 3? – 4?
14:30 Match 15 1? – 2?
15:45 Match 16 1? – 2?
29 July (Sunday)
12:00 Match 17 L13 – L14 match for the 7th place
13:15 Match 18 W13 – W14 match for the 5th place
14:30 Match 19 L15 – L16 match for the 3rd place
15:45 Match 20 W15 – W16 Final