Vadym Kostyuchenko: "Student and school football is a priority of UAF"

On November 23, the reporting and election conference of the All-Ukrainian Football Association of Students was held in Kyiv at the House of Football, where the results of the organization's activities for 2017-2023 were summed up.

According to the report of Ivan Krulk, who headed the association during this time, during the reporting period, a significant number of all-Ukrainian and international competitions in football, futsal and beach soccer were held among students in Ukraine.

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At international tournaments, football and futsal national teams won 18 prizes. We have two gold, 11 silver and five bronze medals.


At the World Student Football Championship, Jinjiang (China):

silver medalist — collective team of the State University of Trade and Economics, Kyiv.

At the European Futsal Championship among students, Split (Croatia):

European champion — national team of the Ivano-Frankivsk Vocational College of Physical Education of NUFVSU;

the silver medalist is the women's national team of the Ukrainian State University named after Mykhailo Dragomanov, Kyiv.

At the European Football Championship among students, Tirana (Albania):

the bronze prize-winner is the collective team of the State University of Trade and Economics, Kyiv.

According to the results of the conference, the activity of VFAS during the reporting period was recognized as successful, the delegates highly appreciated the work of President Ivan Krulk.

At the same time, Ivan Krulko decided to leave the post of VFAS president in connection with his new job as president of the Biathlon Federation of Ukraine.

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Roman Hreba was elected as the new president of VFAS, Vadym Misyura as the first vice president, Petro Kulikov and Oleg Laschuk as vice presidents, and Artur Horin as the executive director.

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Congratulating the participants of the conference, the first vice-president of UAF, Vadym Kostyuchenko, who was invited to the event, thanked the student football community for the great contribution to the development of the beloved game and wished the new leader and the association in general further success and achievements. "Student, as well as school football, is a priority area in the activities of the Ukrainian Football Association, which includes VFAS among its collective members. I am grateful to you for the long-term partnership, cooperation and high achievements of student football, which became possible thanks to the coordinated work of your team," he said. Vadym Kostyuchenko also handed over commemorative awards of the Ukrainian Football Association to the representatives of VFAS.

According to the materials of VFAS

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