Rustem Khamitov presented letter of thanks to Sergei Semak
Rustem Khamitov presented letter of thanks to Sergei Semak Photo: Oleg Yarovikov
UFA, 5 June 2018. /Bashinform News Agency/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
Yesterday, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov met with the head coach of the Zenit football club (St. Petersburg) Sergei Semak. The head of the region thanked Sergei Semak for fruitful work as the head coach of the Ufa football club, which for the first time in 2017/18 won the right to compete in the Europa League. Rustem Khamitov wished the coach success in the new club and handed him a Letter of Thanks of the Head of the Republic.
Sergei Semak, in turn, underlined that he received invaluable experience working in Ufa. He expressed his gratitude to the head of the republic and the leadership of the club for believing in him and enabling him to realize himself as a mentor of such a rapidly developing team.
“I would like to thank very much the leadership of the republic and the leadership of the football club, and the team of fans. The Ufa team deserved to play in the Europa League qualification. This is a result of joint hard daily work. I want to congratulate the leadership, the team of the club, football players. This is a good result at this stage. I hope that this will serve as an impetus to the development of football, construction of a new stadium, improvement of infrastructure and attention from fans, journalists — all those who care about football“, said Sergei Semak.