Stanislav Cherchesov Photo: Vladimir Song / RIA Novosti
Head coach of Russia on football Stanislav Cherchesov has told about applying for the national team at the world Cup. His words leads “CHempionata”.
“As for George Djikia, Viktor Vasin and Alexander Kokorin, all three players we have a full clear — they will not take part in the world Cup. Unfortunately, serious injuries will not allow them in the required degree of readiness to come to the tournament,” said the coach.
He wished the players to recover and prepare for the new season. “At one tournament, even a major, life does not end,” said Cherchesov.
Djikia, Vasin and Kokorin were injured cruciate knee ligament. All three are undergoing rehabilitation.
The world championship will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 Russian cities.
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