UNN mini-football team won second place at the region’s Championship, a popular event held for international students. This year’s championship featuring international youth football players was hosted by Minin University on March 29.

Our team went on to the final facing Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy where it lost on penalties.

The Faculty for International Students (FIS) is grateful to Chimauchem Chinenyenwa Nwosu (our football team manager and a representative of FIS Student Council) and the players of the team:

Oluwafemi Samuel Abass (Nigeria),
Joseph Basils Bahanak (Cameroon),
Mackferson Dos Santos Bendinha (Angola),
Junior Mai Jimmy (Nigeria),
Luzala Pedro Dieno (Angola),
Chukwuemeka Emmanuel Ibe (Nigeria),
Gilles Roland Koutouan (Cote d'Ivoire),
Sandro Pedro Matias (Angola),
Christopher Mba Ango (Gabon) and
Nyasha Munyarari (Zambia).                                         

We wish them all the best of luck for an upcoming tournament in late April when Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University hosts the region’s annual spring sports festival. In 2015 our team won the Mini Football Tournament Final for the second year running. Find out more