Australia defender Aziz Behich: Sochi is a very friendly city

Footballer noted that Australians are happy to participate in the Confederations Cup 2017
17 June 2017
Defender of the Australia national football team Aziz Behich said that all the players of their team are happy to be in Russia at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, and Sochi is a very friendly city, the atmosphere of a major international event is felt there. The player's words are quoted by Football Federation of Australia media center.

"Our trip to Russia was very long, we arrived only last night," said Bekhich, "Sochi is a very friendly city, the atmosphere of the tournament is felt there. Every football player is happy to be here and is looking forward to coming to the field. The Confederations Cup is a major tournament, we are all happy to be here."

The defender noted that his team expects to achieve success in the tournament. "We all feel confident on the eve of the Confederations Cup, we know that we are capable of much, because we are the best in Asia," he added.

The Australians will take part in the Confederations Cup for the fourth time. In 1997, the team reached the finals, in 2001 took third place, in 2005 - the fourth.

The Confederations Cup will be held from June 17 to July 2. In the group stage, the Australians will play against Germany (June 19 in Sochi), Cameroon (June 22 in Saint Petersburg) and Chile (June 25 in Moscow).


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