Cherkasy joined the project "Training with a star"
All-Ukrainian action "Training with a star" took place on October 16 at the site of the Palace of Sports "Builder". The event was organized by the Cherkassy Monkeys Basketball Club together with the Ukrainian Basketball Federation and the title sponsor of the men's Super League TM Parimatch.
During training basketball players BC "Cherkassy Monkeys" Kolchenko Alexander, Tkachenko Ivan, Eyrington Jaelin, Wright Dion demonstrated bright basketball techniques and shared secrets with those wishing. Hajifeizovic Cead, the top scorer of the regular championship, was particularly impressed. After training there was a friendly game between impromptu "teams" of journalists and fans. Players of "Cherkassy Monkeys" equally "diluted" the compositions of both teams. On the site there was a real "zaruba" and the teams gave the game to the last. Fans were stronger and defeated the mass media with a difference of several points.
According to Vadym Misyura, representative of TM Parimatch, the key mission of the project is to promote sports and healthy lifestyle among Ukrainians.
"Parimatch brand together with the Basketball Federation of Ukraine for the third season holds an action "Training with a star".And it is very nice that the baton after many other cities of Ukraine was picked up today in Cherkasy. We are confident that due to such measures, the level of basketball in Ukrainian cities will grow steadily and there will be more fans in the stands", – said Vadym Misyura.
Maksym Mihelson, head coach of BC Cherkassy Monkeys: "Such an event is very important for our strategy of the club, we are like one family. Today, there were players, fans and journalists at the same venue. This is a great example of unity to achieve one goal. I am grateful to the organizers for such experience. I think that absolutely everyone won from this. Before the match against Kyiv-Baskett, which awaits us on Friday, such an emotional discharge is quite important.
Currently, the "Monkeys" are in the fifth place in the standings and are preparing for the next fight with BC "Kyiv-basket", which will be held on October 18.
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