FC Bus defeated “Match TV” in the second round match of the lower bracket of the Moscow Celebrity Cup 2023 among the teams of the Russian Media Football League.
The meeting was held in Moscow at the “Sapsan Arena” and ended with a score of 5:2. The goal of the Turkmen defender Oraz Atayev, who scored on the 73rd minute of the match with a penalty kick, helped to win the “Bus”.
In the third round of the lower bracket of the ISS-2023, FC Bus will play with “FC Dengi”.
22 years old Oraz Atayev is a pupil of the Spanish “Lugo” from Segunda. He also played for the youth team “Leones”.
The defender was repeatedly called to the training camps of the national team. Atayev played for Turkmenistan in Doha, against the Qatar Olympic team. He took part in the training camp in the UAE, where the opponent of the Turkmenistan national team in a friendly match was the champion of Malaysia “Johor”.
In June of this year, the head coach of the Turkmenistan national team Mergen Orazov invited the FC Bus defender to a training camp in Yegorievsk.
It is also worth noting that Maxim Kazankov, a pupil of Turkmen football and a native of Ashgabat, who is also a player in the GOATS media club, played for the “Match TV” team at this tournament.
36 years old Maxim Kazankov played for “Nisa”, “Kopetdag”, “Ashgabat” clubs, won the championship and the Super Cup of Turkmenistan. During his long career, Kazankov changed more than 10 clubs. He played the largest number of games for “Gazovik” from Orenburg, “SKA-Khabarovsk” and “Tom”.
The Media Football League is a Russian football tournament for media teams. Media football is a kind of football in which the teams are made up mainly of celebrities (show business stars, actors and musicians, video bloggers, etc.). Media football teams are also played by players who play or have previously played in professional clubs.