The head coach of the Cuban national team, Unielis Castillo, said that he would be very pleased if he managed to defeat Russia in a friendly match.
– What will you do if you win the Russian team?
– If we win, we will be very pleased. Russia is not an ordinary team; you played successfully at the World Cup. Therefore we will be very pleased. We celebrate every victory, and this one, if it happens, will be no exception.
– Will there be Cuban fans at the stadium?
– Yes, I know that representatives of our embassy will come to the match, as well as our compatriots who live in Russia in general and right here in Volgograd. Unfortunately, I don’t know exactly how many people will come, but our team will have support.
- On November 20, the Russian national team will play a friendly match with Cuba in Volgograd.
- Russia ranks 39th in the FIFA rankings, and Cuba ranks 169th