2 October 2012
Winners and medalists of Metinvest Cup Football Tournament were awarded at "Donbass Arena" stadium on September 28. The tournament has been held since 2011 under the auspices of Metinvest Group within the framework of implementation of corporate social program "Development of Children's and Youth Football".
Medal ceremony was held during the half-time in important match of 10th tour of Ukrainian Premier League between teams "Shakhtar" (Donetsk) and "Dnepr" (Dnepropetrovsk), which attended more than 47 thousand viewers.
In the elder age group, which was represented by teenagers, who were born in 2000, the team of PJSC "AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS" took the first place; the team of PJSC "Northern Iron Ore Enrichment Works" ("Northern GOK") ranked the second place and the team of "Komsomolsk Mine Group" took the third place. In the middle age group (year of birth 2001) Makiivka branch of "Yenakiieve Iron and Steel Works" took the premier place, the team of PJSC "Krasnodon Coal Company" ranked the second place; the select team of PJSC "Ingulets Iron Ore Enrichment Works" ("Inguletsky GOK") took the third place. In the junior group represented by children of year of birth 2002 football players of PJSC "Khartsyzsk Pipe Plant" won the victory, the team of PJSC "Yenakiieve Iron and Steel Works" ranked the second place and the team of PJSC "AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS" took the third place.
Enver Tskitishvili, Director General of PJSC "AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS", emphasized: "Implementing program on development of children's and youth football, Metinvest provides talented young football players with excellent opportunity to make favourite sports hobby more promising. When playing professional football it is important for children to participate in large-scale competitions, so Metinvest Cup provides one more opportunity to show excellence and will to victory. Corporate social responsibility is one of the priorities of Metinvest strategy. Social investment policy, which is implemented by the company, is focused on solution of the issues important both for the enterprise itself and everybody in general".