FC Olimp Khimki

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Olimp Khimki
Full nameFootball Club Olimp Khimki
Founded2018
GroundTBC
OwnerTufan Sadygov
ChairmanVladimir Gabulov
ManagerRinat Bilyaletdinov
LeagueN/A
2019–20PFL, Zone West, 6th

FC Olimp Khimki (Russian: ФК «Олимп» Химки) was a Russian football team based in Khimki. It was founded in 2018 and entered amateur competitions, representing Moscow. For 2019–20 season, it received the license for the third-tier Russian Professional Football League.[1]

On 25 May 2020, FSC Dolgoprudny announced that it will merge into FC Olimp, with the new club called FC Olimp-Dolgoprudny.[2] On 16 June 2020, the new club passed licensing for the Russian Football National League and applied for admission to the league, along with two other candidates.[3] On 24 July 2020, Russian Football Union chose Alania Vladikavkaz to be promoted instead.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ С кем сыграет Заболотный? В группе «Запад» ПФЛ – три игрока из Петербурга и области (in Russian). St. Petersburg Vedomosti. 15 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Клубы «Долгопрудный» и «Олимп» объявили об объединении" (in Russian). FSC Dolgoprudny. 25 May 2020.
  3. ^ ""Долгопрудный" получил лицензию для выступления в ФНЛ" (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 16 June 2020.
  4. ^ "«Алания» будет выступать в ФНЛ!" (in Russian). Russian National Football League. 24 July 2020.

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