We will play against Czech Republic twice
On Monday, June 10, women’s national team of Russia departed to Czech Republic where it will conduct a training camp and two control matches against the Czech team. The games will take place on June 14 and 17 in Khomutov at 19:00 and 11:00.
The coaching staff headed by Elena Fomina called out 22 players to participate in the tournament.
Goalkeepers: Elvira Todua (CSKA), Diana Ponomareva (Chertanovo), Tatyana Scherbak (Kubanochka).
Defenders: Anastasia Akimova, Irina Podshibyakina (both - Zvezda-2005), Anna Belomyttseva, Elvira Ziyastinova, Alina Myagkova, Anna Kozhnikova (all - Lokomotiv), Nadezhda Koltakova (Ryazan-VDV).
Midfielders: Natalya Perepechina (Ryazan-VDV), Veronika Kuropatkina (Lokomotiv), Ekaterina Pantyukhina (Zvezda-2005), Nadezhda Smirnova, Margarita Chernomyrdin (both -CSKA), Marina Fedorova (Metz, France), Marina Kiskonen (KuPS Finland).
Forwards: Nelli Korovkina, Victoria Dergousova (both - Lokomotiv), Sofia Shishkina (Zvezda-2005), Nadezhda Karpova (Sevilla, Spain), Elena Shesterneva (Kubanochka).
Elena Fomina, head coach of the Russian women’s team:
-The training camp in Czech Republic is a final stage of preparation before the start UEFA EURO 2021 qualifying round. We called out 23 players but unfortunately Ksenia Kovalenko couldn’t join the team due to an injury. We are going to train there in a two-time regime and on June 14 and 17 we will play two control matches with the Czech team. It is good team with a level close to the one of our rival in the group - Slovenia.