Turkmen football coach Kurban Berdiyev may soon end his professional career, Sports Day after Day reports.
According to information, the 67-year-old specialist is currently passionate about the youth football development project in Tatarstan (Russia), which he became curator at the suggestion of President of the Republic Rustam Minnikhanov. Holding responsible positions for the development of the academy and coaching in RPL club is impossible. So the rumors about Berdiyev in Sochi have no ground, the newspaper underlines.
In Turkmenistan, Kurban Berdyev is already participating in the development of the same project. In August-September 2019, during his stay in Turkmenistan, the ex-mentor of Kazan Rubin Kurban Berdiyev discussed the development of football with senior officials of the National Football Federation visiting Mary, Lebap, Dashoguz and Balkan provinces. He familiarized himself with the development conditions of the “game of millions » at the sports facilities there. He also observed the training of children's teams and met with the football assets of the regions. At a meeting with the football community, Kurban Berdiyev said that during his trip to the regions he collects information on the state of youth football in the field.