On March 28 the youth national teams of Russia and Norway played a friendly match in Marbella (Spain). Our team won 2:0.
Midfielder of FC Rubin Rifat Zhemaletdinov came to the pitch in the starting XI and played 73 minutes. He became one of the match heroes. Firstly he made a goal assist for Ilya Zhigulev, after that he earned the penalty kick and scored it at 40’. This goal became the first for Rifat in the youth national team.
Another player of FC Rubin Ilzat Akhmetov stayed on the bench.
Youth national team will have the next training session in the end of May, during it team will play friendlies against Uzbekistan in Tashkent and against Turkey in Russia.