site.btaFootball Championship in Bolhrad Honours Memory of Fallen Soldiers
A regional children's and youth football championship was held in Bolhrad in memory of the soldiers who died at the front. It was organised by the centre for physical health of the population at the Bolhrad City Council. Eight football teams from the Odessa region took part in the competitions, among them FC Nika from the city of Bolhrad, a team from the Bulgarian village of Kulevcha, Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi region, two teams from the city of Izmail, the Odessa club Palmira, as well FC Rapida from the village of Larzhanka and FCBessarabia from the village of Safyani.
"The championship was opened by the head of the culture, tourism and sports department at the Bolgrad Municipal Council Zhanna Suslina and the director of the Bolhrad Sports for All centre Semyon Terzi. All those present honoured with a minute's silence the memory of the fallen soldiers to whom the championship was dedicated.
The cup of the regional championship was won by the team of the Bolhrad football club Nika. Footballers from the club Palmira from Odessa placed second. The third place was taken by the Izmail club.
The winners and participants of the children's and youth competition were awarded with medals and certificates.