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The President Petersburg “Zenith” Alexander Medvedev said when striker Alexander Kokorin will be able to get the gold medal of the champion of Russia on football. His words leads to “Sport-Express”.
Medvedev said that the club will wait for the moment when Kokorin will be able to personally receive the award. He expressed the opinion that it is pointless to pass it on to relatives. “I think the medal needs to find a player after he gets out of prison,” — said the head of the club.
4 may “Zenith” ahead of schedule won the Russian Premier League (RPL). After that, Medvedev said that Kokorin will receive the gold medal of the champion of Russia.
May 8, Kokorin was sentenced to 1.5 years in penal colony for two fights, arranged in the center of Moscow in October last year. The player with the midfielder “Krasnodar” Pavel Mamaev is involved in criminal cases initiated under articles “Hooliganism” and “Assault”. Players have the right to ask for parole.
In this season of RPL Kokorin took part in three matches of “Zenith”, after being on the field a little more than 70 minutes. The football player’s contract with the club expires in July 2019.
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