November 23 at the Palace of sports “Olympus” will host a charity basketball tournament “Game for life” with participation of inhabitants of Krasnodar, athletes professional basketball club “Lokomotiv-Kuban” and well-known basketball players of Kuban. Beginning at 19.00, admission free.
— Our city was and remains one of the most sporting cities in Russia. Basketball club “Lokomotiv-Kuban”” adequately represent the region and Russia at the most prestigious competitions. And a charity basketball tournament, which will play representatives of many enterprises of the city, the fans of this spectacular game and the legendary basketball players will be a real celebration of sport that promotes not only basketball, but also brings people together in the name of good purpose, — commented the organizers.
Charity basketball tournament “Game for life” organized by administration of Krasnodar, a professional basketball club “Lokomotiv-Kuban” (the PBC “Lokomotiv-Kuban”) and Children’s Charity Foundation for children “ANASTASIA”. The event will raised funds for two-year Ilya Pokhil’ko, suffering from severe cancer.
For several months we conduct a campaign in support of Ilya Pokhil’ko. The boy needs expensive treatment abroad. The charity match is an important step on the way to the victory of the child over the disease. We will be able to unite the people of the city and work together to help the boy, — said the President of the Fund “ANASTASIA” Marina Shamar.
The tournament will be attended by 4 teams: team of the administration of Krasnodar, the team of workers of the oil and gas industry, a team of employees of the banking sector and a team of renowned IT company. Each team will be reinforced by the veterans and legendary players of the Kuban basketball.
The tournament will be held in the format of the Final four teams will play in 2 semi-finals, match for 3rd place and final game.
Guests of the tournament will be the main players of PBC “Lokomotiv — Kuban”, which will take part in a charity photo and autograph session.
During the tournament, “Playing for life” at the Palace of sports “Olympus” will be organized various entertainment and sports fields.