Yuri Pertsuh: “I want to become the regular in the national team”

Yuri Pertsuh: “I want to become the regular in the national team”

21 February 2019, 09:36
Midfielder of the Kazakhstan national team and FC 'Astana' Yuri Pertsukh answered questions from the press service of the Kazakhstan Football Federation.

- What can you say about the current preparation? Are you in a good fit?

- The preparation is going well. I hope that the upcoming championship will be interesting. I think that there will be good competition.

- What do you think about the upcoming friendly against Moldova?

-  I think that this is a good opportunity for the head coach to see all the players. The main thing for us is to show our skills. It is important that the coaching staff draw the right conclusions. It is necessary to be prepared for the upcoming official matches that we will have in March.

- What do you want to achieve, playing for the national team of Kazakhstan?

- I have big goals. I want to become the regular in the national team and defend the honor of our country in upcoming tournaments. I have a big desire to play for my country.

- Everyone already knows the rivals of Kazakhstan in the 2020 European Championship qualification. What do you think about our group?

- I am sure that the upcoming matches will be interesting and hope to play for the national team. This preparation will give our team a useful experience. 

- Who do you think is the favorite in our group?

- Definitely, Belgium and Russia. Both the Russians and the Belgians have good chances to take first place in the group.