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Sports Director of the Russian Premier League (RPL) Victor Pyshkin said that the tournament schedule was made, when it was “warm everywhere”, and frosts in December — is force majeure. The words of the functionary leads to “Sport-Express”.
Pyshkin said about the postponement of the match of the 16th round of RPL “Orenburg” — “wings of the Soviets”. The meeting did not take place, because in Orenburg the temperature dropped below the allowable minus 15 degrees.
“And you knew what the weather here will be when naznachali date of the match? All talked about the frosts in Krasnoyarsk. So there is a meeting with “Yenisei” – “Ahmad” was held today. However, the terms non-football — minus 14 degrees, but in accordance with the rules of the game spent. And about Orenburg nobody said anything. Nobody knew what will set this weather. This force majeure”, — said Pyshkin.
The official, speaking on the establishment of a calendar of RPL, said: “the Calendar was made when still warm everywhere. No one could tell what the weather will be in any place.”
Earlier than December 1 of the defender of “Akhmad” Andrey Semenov complained about the harsh conditions of the match at “Krasnoyarsk”. According to the player, his partners were in a semiconscious state, and the suspension was breathing with ammonia. “This match just a shame of Russian football,” said Semenov.
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