EJC 2008 Qualifier Russia qualifies with 32 : 8 against Italy

Category: - published 2008-05-28 by EFAF

Russian National Junior Team has won a qualification game at Italian National Junior Team with score 32:8, that, having defined eighth and last participant of a final part of the EJC 2008 which will pass from July, 11th till July, 21st in a Seville / Spain.

And though in these days off the weather at all did not indulge, nevertheless a rain above stadium in Troitsk was not exact from 14.00 till, in that time interval when Russians struggled for the right of the further participation in the Championship. Russians shown the advantage already in the first quarter, 2 touchdowns scored Alexey Medvedev 22, having advanced a team, on 14 points forward. To that this success was fixed by Valentine Haritonov 11, Ivan Lapikov 30 and Vyacheslav Niskubin 27. Break in the score Italians reduced managed only in the last quarter, having brought touchdown 2-point PAT.

Final score is 32-8.

In Spain where the road already has opened, Russians will wait very strong teams – Finland, Denmark, Spain, Sweden and prize-winners of the last championship: France, Austria and Germany.

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