RFU's official reaction to failure of match Neftchi-Punik
We were ready to offer additional guarantee to Armenian Punik at the match against Azerbaijani Neftchi, but its pity that policy interfered in sports, the official press release, spread by the Russian Football Union (RFU) in relation to the refusal from match with Azerbaijani team at the semi-final of the Commonwealth Cup by Armenians, says.
The message notes that the organizer of the competitions planned to place Armenian and Azerbaijani fans on the different parts of the stand. The Muscovite police have great experience in similar issues. Besides, the matches of Neftchi and Punik followed by each other at the tournament and the fans met, but there was no any conflicts between them, Andrey Malosolov, the head of the RFU PR Department, underlined.