Volunteers Saratov RPD Organise Football Tournament at School in Balakovo

Date of publication: 08 November 2018

Volunteers of Saratov Regional Oil Pipeline Directorate (RPD) of Transneft Volga Region have organized a football tournament among the pupils of the secondary school No. 18, a municipal autonomous educational institution of general education in the town of Balakovo.

The opening ceremony of the sporting event was attended by Alexander Solovyev, Head of the administration of Balakovsky district and Denis Grinko, Deputy Head of Saratov RPD.

Four teams took part in the tournament, supported by more than 150 fans from among students and the teachers. The Meteor and Medvedi (Bears) teams had become winners in their subdivisions and met for the finals. The winner was determined in the penalty shootout series, Medvedi becoming the champion, Meteor being second and Tornado taking 3rd place.

The teams were awarded with cups, certificates of merit and gifts (household appliances, footballs, soccer boots and sports equipment). The awards were purchased by volunteers from Saratov RPD.

The town's and the school's dancing groups performed at the opening ceremony of the tournament and during the breaks between the games.

The event was held as part of the 25 Good Deeds charitable programme dedicated to Transneft's 25th anniversary.