10 Feb 2016
Almaty International Airport became the winner of mini football in the tournament “Civil Aviation Day 2016” in Russia
Almaty International Airport is famous not only for its labor victories, but also sporting achievements.
The President of “Almaty International Airport” JSC Bekmukhambetov Aibol Anuarovich was included into the three of the best and most effective managers according to the magazine “National business” in 2015, and also to this recognition was added the highest achievement in sports direction.
The mini - football team of Almaty airport is the participant of numerous competitions both domestically and abroad. Playing sports, promotion of healthy lifestyle is a priority for many thousands of employees of the airport of Almaty.
On February 6-7, 2016 in the sports arena “Aquarium” in the “Crocus Expo” in Moscow was held the XI International industrial sport tournament “Civil Aviation Day – 2016” with the support of the Rosaviatsiya and the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation.
At the international tournament were announced 17 teams representing the air enterprises of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.
On the way to the final of this prestigious tournament the airport of Almaty left the group “A” from the first place, having beaten “The team of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation” with the score 8-0, the team of “Aeroflot” with a score 2-0.
On February 7 there was held the game for the exit in the play-offs. The first game took place with team of “Volga-Dnepr Airlines” in which the team of Almaty was in the role of “catching-up”, for 30 seconds before the end of the match the players were able to level the score and finish the match in a draw.
In the penalty shootout, the team of Almaty airport was more exact, and won with the score 3-2.
On the way to the final, the team “Aviastar” was defeated by the team of Almaty airport, the game ended with the score 1-0.
In the exciting final the team of Almaty airport broke resistance of the current two-time champion of the tournament “Aerofuels”, having shown the best qualities, and the will to win and have finished the game with the score 1-0.
The goal-scorer of the tournament with 9 balls - Kononenko Stanislav
The best trainer - Kulbarakov Kairat
Such was this memorable tournament in the sports arena “Crocus-Expo” which gave the opportunity to expand and strengthen friendly and business relations between the employees of Civil Aviation. Team of Almaty International Airport showed a great game and skill level.