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The President of football club “Ural” from Ekaterinburg Grigory Ivanov expressed willingness to invite in the team of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev. His words leads to “Sport-Express”.
“I do not agree with the statement of the head of the Russian Premier League Sergey Pryadkin that no club will sign Kokorin and Mamaev. You guys gave my life to football. Even if they now will face criminal charges, why they are able to separate from the sport for life? They’re not on the field did all this,” said Ivanov.
According to the head of the “Ural”, the players must atone for the game. “I would take Kokorin and Mamaev in your club if they become free agents? Mr Novikov said I’m sure 99 percent. We probably this was the same one percent,” he added.
At the moment, Mamaev is detained, he is a suspect in a criminal case on hooliganism. Kokorin is under interrogation. He came to the police station with an hour and a half late.
8 Oct Kokorin and Mamaev become members of two fights. First they attacked the driver leading the First channel of Olga Ushakova at the hotel “Beijing” and then the beat officer in the coffee shop on Nikitskaya street. In the second incident suffered by the Director of the Department of automotive and railway engineering of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Pak and the head of the state scientific center of “US,” Sergey Gaisin.
In fact the fights were prosecuted. “Zenith” and “Krasnodar”, which have Kokorin and Mamaev, promised to punish the players. The Russian football Union has expressed its intention for life to disqualify the players but also to forbid them to visit the stadiums.