the Attacker “Zenit” Alexander Kokorin, who plays on loan for “Sochi”, said UEFA’s decision to postpone due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 European championship on football in 2021.
Initially the tournament was to be held from 12 June to 12 July 2020 12 European cities, including Saint Petersburg. But now the Euro has found a new date from June 11 to July 11, 2021.
“the Transfer of the championship of Europe? In any case, for me is a big plus. I will have plenty of time to practice, play and get in shape – quoted Kokorin press service of the RPL. – Last words of cherchesova? He was told that if you need me, I’ll be in good shape – and the coaches invited. It would be bad if I said I never want to see in the national team,” concluded the striker.
Last fall, 29-year-old striker was released from prison where he was serving a sentence for participating in two brawls in the center of Moscow. The striker returned to Zenit, but the Russian Champions decided to give it out.
Kokorin in the “Sochi” took part in four games of the Russian Premier League, scoring three goals and gave two assists helped his current club to leave the relegation zone.
Recall, the outbreak of pneumonia caused by a coronavirus, a new type was recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of 2019. To date, the virus has spread to 198 countries and territories. Cases it is already about 500 thousand people, of which 22 thousand died.