Secretary General of the Russian Football Union (RFU) Maxim Mitrofanov expressed hope that the head coach of the Russian national team, Valery Karpin, will continue to work with the team “Sports Express”.
“We have a full understanding with the head coach. We trust him completely and we are satisfied with the work he has done. “I hope he is also satisfied with his work in the national team and wants to continue it,” said Mitrofanov.
On November 20, Russia played a friendly match against Cuba. The match ended with Russian football players leading 8:0. The match against Cuba was the Russian team’s sixth match in 2023. The Russians only organize friendly matches due to their exclusion from international competitions.
In the spring of 2022, the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) decided to suspend the participation of the Russian national team and all Russian clubs in all competitions controlled by these organizations.
Previously commentator Dmitry Guberniev in the name Don’t enjoy the Russian team’s victory over Cuba.
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