On the morning of January 15th FC Krasnodar will depart to their first training camp of the winter preparatory period to be held in the United Arab Emirates.
As was the case a year ago, the team will be training in the capital of Abu Dhabi at the ground of the local New York University branch campus. Twenty seven players of the black-greens will be present at the training camp:
goalkeepers Andrei Sinitsyn, Stanislav Kritsyuk, Denis Adamov,
defenders Aleksandr Martynovich, Andreas Granqvist, Cristian Ramírez, Aleksei Gritsayenko, Roman Shishkin, Renat Yanbayev, Stefan Strandberg, Sergei Petrov, Yevgeni Nesterenko,
midfielders Wanderson Maciel, Yury Gazinsky, Ilya Zhigulyov, Viktor Claesson, Pavel Mamayev, Ricardo Laborde, Joãozinho, Mihailo Ristić, Mauricio Pereyra, Tornike Okriashvili, Charles Kaboré, Aleksandr Sergeyev,
and strikers Fyodor Smolov, Andrei Ivan, Dmitri Vorobyov.
Two friendly games have been scheduled for the Abu Dhabi training period of the Bulls. At first FC Krasnodar will meet the Uzbekistan champions, PFC Lokomotiv Tashkent on 22 January. Then on 26 January, the last day of the training camp, our team will test themselves against the Kazakhstan champions, FC Astana.