15 April 2019, 12:51

The FC players became absolute leaders in the football tournament in memory of S.A. Sokolov, among 6 other teams from Ulyanovsk and Samara regions. Gilman Gafurov from Neftyanik became the best scorer (10 goals) of the above competition held in March.

At the end of March, Motor sports center, Ulyanovsk, hosted “Spring Cup” regional competition in indoor football among the girls. Female players from Neftyanik won the 1st place and proved again that they are the best in Ulyanovsk region.

FC Neftyanik was founded in 2003 in Novospasskoye worker`s settlement with support of PJSC RussNeft`s founder and owner Mikhail Gutseriev. For more than 15 years now, RussNeft has provided sponsorship to the Club. More than 200 children of Novospassky district aged 7 to 17, many of whom are the children of employees of OAO Ulyanovskneft, a subsidiary of the Company, practice in the Club. Today it is the only club in the region, where training sessions, outfitting, sports equipment, and participation in all competitions are complimentary for the trainees.

The young football players have repeatedly become winners and medalists in regional, All-Russia and international tournaments.