Close view: “Gintra-University” opponents in UEFA Champions League

August 23 – 28 days in Ireland in Wexford four European women’s football clubs will compete for only a pass to the main UEFA Women’s Champions League tournament. In the screening group fighting and Lithuanian champion Siauliai “Gintra-University” team, which will have three severe challenges. Šiauliai selection tournament matches will start with a first-timer “ARF Criuleni” team from Moldova will follow later confrontation with the masters of Wexford Youth futbolininkėmis, and the tournament will end with a meeting with the threatening BIIK-Kazygurt team from Kazakhstan. For each of these clubs take a closer look at in this article.

Shymkent “BIIK-Kazygurt, Kazakhstan. (1 -st magic bag)

Undoubtedly one of the best and deepest traditions of women’s football in Kazakhstan Shymkent with women’s football club “BIIK-Kazygurt after a three-year hiatus and will once again be forced to compete in the UEFA Women’s Champions League tournament selection. National champion for the third year in a row which becomes “BIIK-Kazygurt team ran the annual UEFA ranking points to the latter in the prestigious tournament to compete against its main stage. This is due to the failure of the last two performances of UEFA Women’s Champions League, which should be mentioned kazach failed and unfavorable draw. 2014 – 2015 m. Shymkent best of 32 round season club was forced them to work with the weapons as it turned out later which became the tournament champion Frankfurt FFC Frankfurt team which despite transcend Kazakhstan champions barrier was not an easy task. The first duel between Shymkent was going dramatically and ended peacefully – 2: 2. However, in Germany the Frankfurt club footballers have proved their lead 4: 0 and close the door “BIIK-Kazygurt team. In a similar scenario kazach players Champions League season ended last year. Already in round of 32 with the Barcelona team had to compete “BIIK-Kazygurt” players at home and that time has proven that it can combat the most powerful opponents. True, draw at home team once again did not help – Barcelona have been incurred by the resounding defeat – 1: 4. So, after these two failures Kazakhstan champions rating points dowry dried up, so the latter this year your chances of re-selection will have to prove in the tournament.

“It must be recognized that Kazakhstan is a club of this selection of favorite” – immediately after the draw ceremony learned opponents UEFA tournament selection, said chief Siauliai from Siauliai coach Rimantas Viktoravičius. And in fact, the evaluation of this team experience, legionnaires capacity and the results difficult to disagree with that. “BIIK-Kazygurt” team participating in the UEFA tournament each year based on at least the 8th – 9th legionnaires services that come to Kazakhstan from such football countries like the United States of America (USA), Serbia and Nigeria. In these countries this season in team matches and football player from Cameroon, Russia, Ukraine and Georgia. Shymkent club has potent local players who have accumulated considerable experience in international competitions. For example, Jakaterina Krasyukova defender and goalie Oksana Železnyak is most appearances wearing the UEFA competitions “BIIK-Kazygurt” outfit which organized players. Meanwhile, defender raises major concerns A Georgian Gulnara Gabel, which last year in Spain and sent a cross to the Barcelona’s goalkeeper.

Wexford Youth, Ireland (3 -rd magic bag)

Although Youth Club UEFA Women’s Champions League competition will participate in only the second time in Siauliai “Gintra-University” team is already associated with not the most pleasant memories. Last year’s late summer in Poland at the selection tournament Lithuanian champions selection began in failure precisely against Wexford eleven – 0: 1. Viscous matches with Rimantas Viktoravičiaus schoolgirl wasted countless chances to score, patient game plan besilaikiusios Aires celebrated the historic victory in international competitions. After the match the chief Youth club coach Wiliam Doyle was battling hard to smile and said that his students had done what they were supposed to behave. Probably the same this year the professional football will no longer have to say. Appetite is rising and Wexford club in the selection tournament not only no longer be able to hide after the tournament debutants label, but will have the obligation to show the best football for another good reason – “Youth” players will play their fans in the face. Of course, this factor will provide extra motivation, but at the same time and increase liability. This time from Siauliai team with irish will meet in the second selection round meeting. Mostly already be played after a match, so the mood of the day can be different. Anyway for lithuanians this duel will not need extra motivation to seek and achieve a sweet revenge will be the only and most important goal. “Youth” team eighteen without exception represent only local players, and the evaluation of the Irish champions have a game last year it was possible to make sure that the latter promotes solid, high balls and physical strength based on a British football.

“ARF Criuleni, Moldova (4 -th magic bag).

“ARF Criuleni” team will take part in UEFA competitions for the first time in club history. It became clear after the team rewrote the club’s history and 2015 s became Moldova’s champion women’s soccer championship. While many of this team provides 7 th UEFA Women’s Champions League tournament selection of an outsider place prior to “write off” Kriulenio footballer would be far too bold. This fact can testify to the Lithuanian women’s soccer player who last spring national team for the European Championship has been faced with the Moldovan national team, and he lost the match resulted in 0 2. Moldovan national team competing at a “ARF Criuleni” team player, and many of them would remember from Siauliai Lithuania team, which consists of Lithuanian women’s team base.

After learning that the selection tournament will compete with the Moldovan champions did not rush to his account of the three-point record and R.Viktoravičius which Moldova According to this group can give unpleasant surprises, so to repeat last year’s mistake underestimating the UEFA debutante capacity.

“This will be our first encounter of this year’s tournament selection. I hope that last year incurred a “cold shower” will remind for us that there are no weak opponents and we have to maximize the accumulation. The Lithuanian team of young women more recently played the European Championship qualifier with Moldova team and they lost, so Lithuanians really remember these opponents, since many of them are playing exactly “ARF Criuleni club. Remembering that match, I can say that they are playing smart, technically, positional football and trying to wait out rivals mistakes and turn them into goals”, – about potentially weakest group team said coach.

Please note that from Siauliai team travels to Ireland this Sunday, August 21st. First selection match will be held on 23 August. Lithuanian champions rival will be “ARF Criuleni” team from Moldova.