“Akinfeev does not replace anyone at CSKA. He wins the competition because of his work ethic and skills” – Semin

Former head coach of Lokomotiv Moscow Yuri Semin considers management’s decision to be correct CSKA extend contract with goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev .

On Friday, CSKA announced the extension of 38-year-old Akinfeev’s contract until the summer of 2026.

— It’s great that they extended his contract, everything is good. Igor is the best goalkeeper in our country. This is a symbol of CSKA, so the extension is the right decision. Akinfeev does not take anyone’s place. He wins the competition thanks to his work ethic and skills,” quotes Metaratings.ru.

Akinfeev graduated from CSKA and has been playing for the main team of the military club since 2003. As part of the “red-blues” he became champion of Russia six times, won seven cups and supercups of the country, and also won the Cup UEFA. In total, the goalkeeper played 766 matches for CSKA, of which he finished 363 with a clean sheet.

CSKA will host Ural Yekaterinburg in the 30th round of the RPL. Watch the live broadcast of the match on Saturday from 4:20 p.m. on the Match channel! Football 2”, as well as on the matchtv.ru and sportbox.ru sites.


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Source : MatchTV

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