Rus News Journal

Igor Shalimova`s wards have kept quite good chances of hit of Euro - 2009

Female national team of Russia has led the next match of a qualifying tournament of the European championship of 2009. The day before our girls in Krasnoarmeysk situated near Moscow have confidently won a team of Austria - 3:1.

Only the victory in a meeting with Austrians allowed Igor Shalimova`s wards to keep chances of a total first place in group. Leadership in the sextet gives the chance to go to Finland for Euro, passing butt matches. While Russians appear the second.

Ahead at our command still matches with Poland - on September, 27th on departure and with Norway - on October, 2nd houses. To provide to itself leadership in group and to avoid additional qualification, both meetings it is necessary to win. However, and provided that we remain the second, chances of hit in number of the best national teams of continent with Russians quite good enough.

- Today girls have shown the confident, dynamical football, - Igor Shalimov admitted after a victorious match with Austria. - We owned the initiative from first minutes, the fast goal Mokshanovoj became evident acknowledgement to that. The total account could be more impressive, but a difference in two balls - too it is quite good. It was important to take three points, we them took. Now for Russian national team there comes the most responsible stage. Ahead two more important qualifying meetings. The main thing - not to reduce rate, after all throughout all selection round Russia repeatedly proved that can play and can win.