Football legents Andriy Biba and Volodymyr Muntian arrive in Poltava on may 30

There was a new public organization registered this year in Ukraine –  the All-Ukrainian National Federation of Backyard Football. On the initiative of its president, Ilya Kiva, for the first time in Ukraine it organized the All-Ukrainian Backyard Football Championship in honor of Andriy Biba and Volodymyr Muntian. Teams from Poltava will compete in the tournament.

The purpose of the tournament is popularization of football among youth, development of backyard football and attractng the younger generation to a healthy lifestyle and useful leisure.

The first stage of the All-Ukrainian backyard football championship is scheduled to be held on May 30 – June 1. In the competitions, which are held with the support of the Department for Family, Youth and Sport of the City Executive Committee, almost two dozen teams from all over the Poltava region will take part.

Football players will play in two age groups: ages 9-10 and 11-12 years. The last day of the competitions and the closing of the Poltava stage of the championship are timed to coincide with the International Children’s Day. Andriy Biba and Volodymyr Muntian, the legendary players of Dynamo Kyiv and the USSR national team will attend.

Opening of the tournament: May 30 at 9:00 clock, Dynamo stadium, Poltava.  Poltava.

Closing of the tournament: June 1 at 14:00, Dynamo stadium, Poltava.

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