Vitaliy Molchanov Memorial Tournament 2019

  On February 22nd , 2019, the second  mini-football tournament was held in the athletic building of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in memoriam of the many-years Trade Union leader of the University Molchanov Vitaliy Ivanovych.

  The organizers of the tournament were sport-activities committee members of trade union organization of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, headed by its chairman Sergiy Zhuravlyov, teachers of the Depament of Athletic Improvement and Department of Physical Education.

M.O. Bezyglyi, acting chairman of Trade Union committee members of the university, opened the tournment. The Hall of Athletic Building was attended by:  Vitali Molchanov’s wife Galyna Stepanivna, his son Yevgen, O.M. Yatsyn, the Head of Kyiv Trade Union organization of Education and Science of Ukraine workers, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute co-workers, an audience of more than two hundred.

     5 teams took part in the tournament: “The Trade Union of Workers”, “The Veterans of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, “The Students Trade Union”, “Faculty of Chemical Engineering”. Uncompromising struggle advanced to the finals from the opening minutes of the competition. The players were demonstrating high-quality football skills, so tribunes repeatedly burst into applause.

     The finale has become the true decoration of the tournament. “The Trade Union of Workers” and “The Student Trade Union” met in the finals. “The Trade Union of Workers” team ended up winning. The third place was taken by “Avangard” (Institute of Special Communication and Information Security). A challenge cup was awarded to the winners of the tournament and memorable cups were awarded to all the teams who participated.

     The organizers express their appreciation to the Trade Union Committee and to the Student Trade Union for their support in conducting the tournament. We remind you that this mini-football tournament was held for the second time. From now on it will be held annualy.

Sergiy Zhuravlyov, Chairman of the Athletic Improvement Department
Vadim Mykhaylenko, Chairman of the Physical Education Department