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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Grozny Games Go On

GROZNY () -- A total of 12 teams are competing in the Chechen soccer championship in Grozny, a source in the Chechen Sports Department said.

"Almost all the matches are taking place at the Erzu stadium," Lom-Ali Ibragimov, head of the Chechen Soccer Federation, said on Wednesday. The athletes themselves restored the field which was covered with shell craters as recently as a month ago.

Two teams from Grozny and 10 from other regions of Chechnya are taking part in the championship.