5 ноября 2014
I.M. Sechenov 1st MSMU team won the football tournament of Malaysian students studying at Moscow universities

On Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the initiative of the Association of Malaysian students and with support of the Malaysian Embassy in Moscow a football tournament was held in the Burevestnik stadium of the I.M. Sechenov First MSMU.

Eight teams participated in competition: by two of the 1st MSMU and N.I. Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, three teams of the Moscow Aviation Institute, and one team was formed by the Embassy of Malaysia in Moscow. The number of contenders predetermined duration of competitions, which started at 9 a.m. and ended at 5: 00 pm.

First place in a bitter struggle was won by the football players of our University (captain – Mohammad Suhaimi bin Hazvan), the second place went to the MAI, and third place was taken by the football team on RNRMU.

The best player of the tournament award was given to a RNRMU student Shanmuga Pilai scoring 4 magnificent goals.

During the whole tournament the fans actively supported their favorites despite cool weather and lengthy hours.

Special thanks to Ambulance Brigade – our dear and attentive doctors Elena Ruban and Artem Rybalchenko. About dozen times they had to provide medical help to the players. Fortunately, no serious injuries were registered.

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