06 Aug 2013
On July 29, the 1sttournament of the Kazakhstan Football Amateur League was held at Astana Arena stadium in Astana. Competitions were held for further development and promotion of amateur sports, promotion of sports lifestyle, strengthening the friendly relations between the teams – football amateurs from different cities of Kazakhstan. In the morning the teams gathered on the football field of the Astana Arena stadium, which can easily be considered one of the best stadiums in Central Asia.
12 teams divided into two groups took participation in the competition. The SKA team (Almaty International Airport JSC) came out of the A group and continued the victorious march to the semifinal. In the semifinal it defeated the Sairan team (Astana) as per results of penalty shoot-outs. It is worth noting the excellent work of our team's goalkeeper BULAT NANCHIKEYEV who managed to repel shots on goal and led the team to the final.
SKA (Almaty) and SEMEI (Astana) played in the final. The game was uncompromising, and the teams demonstrated meaningful football having strategies and tactics. The result of the confrontation is 1-0 in favor of the SEMEI team.