The Mayor of Kazan: “We are opening a new page in the life of our Russian sport”
The big cyber
football weekend ended in Kazan. For three days, two tournaments of the Premier
League championship passed, several dozen matches were held, and many prizes
were played. Only on the Internet, 2 million people looked at the Kazan Mayor's
Cup on cyber football.
Metshin, the Mayor of the city, personally opened the Kazan Mayor’s Cup-2017.
Initially, many expected to see the Mayor at the denouement of the tournament
and at the awards ceremony. But I. Metshin decided personally to instruct all
participants of the Kazan tournament.
opening a new page in the life of our Russian football”, he said to the
participants and fans. The Mayor of Kazan noted that a huge number of not only
children but also adults around the world are playing football on a game
console, and they all bound by the love for football.
also played table football when we were children. The technologies are moving
forward. And this tournament is not something new but the well forgotten old”,
continued I. Metshin. The head of the city also expressed hope that the
competitions will become traditional and noted that it is planned to hold the
first world championship in cyber football in Kazan among the
teams-participants of the World Cup in 2018.