AndroSports together with Travel4Sport is proud to announce the completion of the Russian Open Controllers Cup held in Cyprus from 22nd of September to the 2nd of October. “Goscorpatatsiya po OrVD” is a Russian company that represents the Air traffic controllers around Russia. As part of the healthy lifestyle initiative as well as teamwork building, the corporation has held the 16th Open Controllers Cup in Cyprus. This cup was dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of Corporation.
16 teams from sixteen cities in Russia took place in the Cup. The sixteen teams were split into four different groups. The first two days of the cup was the group stage. The third day was the playoffs and the fourth day, was the final day to decide every place from the first to the sixteenths.
|1||Air Navigation of Northern Siberia||Tyumen|
|2||Air Navigation of Western Siberia||Novosibirsk|
|3||Air Navigation of Central Siberia||Krasnoyarsk|
|4||Air Navigation of South||Rostov-on-Don|
|5||Moscow center of Automated Air traffic control||Moscow|
|6||Air Navigation of North East||Magadan|
|7||Air Navigation of North West||Saint Petersburg|
|8||Air Navigation of Far East||Khabarovsk|
|9||Air Navigation of Eastern Siberia||Irkutsk|
|10||General Directors of Goscorparation|
|11||Air Navigation of Ural||Yekaterinburg|
|12||Air Navigation of Central Volga||Samara|
|13||Crimea Air Navigation||Simferopol|
|14||Kamchatka Air Navigation||Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky|
|15||Air Navigation of Northern Ural||Syktyvkar|
|16||Air Navigation of North Eastern Siberia||Yakutsk|
Each game was held according to the FIFA rules, with small exceptions. Each half had duration of 20 minutes with a 5 minutes break. Four substitutions were allowed during the game including a backward substitution. The games were held on the full size football fields with eleven players on each side.
Close to 500 tourists have attended the event from the Russian federation. Majority of the guests stayed at the Callisto Holiday Village in Ayia Napa. The games have been held at the Aeneas Football Fields. Overall the event has been a success. This was the first time this event was held in Cyprus. Previously the cup was held in Turkey.