For the captain of “Khimki” Moni next season will be the 11th in a row in this team, and to Anastasia Vyaltseva – tenth. Without these experienced players, not just played for the Russian team, fans can’t imagine “Khimki”.
“With full confidence I can say that without our long-standing captain Sergei monia and his assistant Egor Vialtsev is impossible to imagine BC “Khimki”. Don’t need to see neither the age nor the passport data, because physically they will give a lot of points ahead of any young player, and even more – on professional qualities because Sergei and Egor – the basis of our club”, – said General Director of “Khimki” Pavel Astakhov.
“overall, we are pleased to be able to keep the Foundation of the Russian players. This continuity is always important, and when the team has guys who are willing to die for the club on the site, it is very nice and honorable for us. Sure, and Monya, Vyaltsev and its last word is not said very cool and will help us in the upcoming season,” he added.
satisfied that manages to keep the backbone of the team that last season was the leader in progress United League championship and successfully fought for a spot in the playoffs, Euroleague basketball and its head coach Rimas Kurtinaitis.
“Sergey and Egor is the heart of the team, our old-timers. And we have not had any issues for renewal of contracts. They are my mates, keep discipline in the dressing room and in the game. Of course, now they are getting not as much playing time as before. But I am sure of them, they never let me down. When in-game fighting qualities, I always have two people who will give my hundred percent, will give the team the necessary spark, they come from those who are willing to die on the court for the club,” said Kurtinaitis.
Previously, “Khimki” have extended their agreement with team leader Alexey Shved.