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SIMFEROPOL, July 16. /TASS/. The Crimean Football Union (CFU) with a special status has been established under the auspices of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the CFU press service said on Thursday.
"The CFU Charter has been officially registered and the relevant certificate has been received. At the moment, vigorous efforts are taken to form the union’s structure: the committees and commissions are being set up, the regulations of the future CFU premier league championships is being coordinated, the schedule of the forthcoming games is being prepared," the press service quotes CFU President Yury Vetokha as saying.
The Crimean Football Union’s founders are the regional public organizations the Republican Football Federation of Crimea and the Football Federation of Sevastopol. Its main purpose is to promote the development and popularization of professional football on the Black Sea peninsula. The upcoming CFU championships, which will begin in August, will bring together eight teams representing Simferopol, Sevastopol, Yalta, Bakhchisarai, Yevpatoria, Feodosia, Armyansk and Kerch.
"The CFU has set goals for itself to develop professional football in Crimea and will make every effort to meet them. And, of course, we look forward to the support of our Crimean football fans and believe that very soon a big football holiday will come to the peninsula," Vetokha added.