Nuraly Alip brings Zenit victory in Russian Football Cup

Nuraly Alip brings Zenit victory in Russian Football Cup
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St. Petersburg-based Zenit FC, which was recently crowned champions of the Russian Cup, has announced that Nuraly Alip, a defender for the Kazakhstani national team, was the driving force behind their success, Kazinform News Agency reports.

Nuraly Alip brings Zenit victory in Russian Football Cup
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In the final match of the competition, Zenit FC faced off against Baltika from Kaliningrad. Despite a strong challenge from their opponents, Zenit FC emerged victorious with a score of 2-1. Despite conceding a goal in the early stages of the match, Alip’s club managed to tie it through Nino at the 81-minute mark. The Kazakh footballer then sealed the victory for his team with a goal at the 95-minute mark.
Our compatriot was able to capitalize on a pass from Andrey Mostovoy with a header in the final moments of an important match, ultimately securing the winning goal.
It is noteworthy that this was the fifth Russian Football Cup for St. Petersburg-based club.

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