Today, FC Rubin are playing a friendly game against Norwegian EliteSerien Tromso which is going to be our second game within KazanOrgSintez – FCRK Camp held in Belek, Turkey.
Kick-off time: 16.30 (Kazan Time). Live coverage to be provided by Rubin TV.
Tromso is a double Norwegian Cup winner and the Norwegian League multiple medalist. It has not been our first game against Tromso as we lost in a penalty shootout in the La Manga Cup third-place match (1:1, goal scored by Sergey Semak) in February 2008 and lost again in Belek in March 2010 (1:2, goal scored by Gorbanets). Our reserves have also played against the Norwergian side as in March 2011 our U21 won 1:0 (goal scored by Merabi Uridia).
Today’s match is going to be the second game for Tromso during this preseason as they lost 0:1 to St. Pölden. As for FC Rubin current record for this preseason: we ended in a 0:0 draw against Lokomotiv Tashkent played in United Arab Emirates on January 19 and won 1:0 (goal scored by Rifat Zhemaletdinov) against Bohemians Praha, Czech Republic in a friendly game played in Turkey