The President of football club «Rubin» has resigned

© RIA Novosti / Yuri Nikolaevicha Metshin. Archival photoThe President of football club «Rubin» has resigned© RIA Novosti / Yuri Nikolaev

President Rubin Kazan Ilsur Metshin, resigned, which was accepted by the leadership of the football club, the official website of Tatarstan government.

On Wednesday in Kazan was held the club Board of Trustees under the leadership of President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. Following the discussion, please Ilsur Metshin resignation from the post of President of the club was satisfied.

«I think that Ilsur Raisovich has fulfilled its tasks to ensure the consistency and stability of the club, laying a solid Foundation for future victory, — said Minnikhanov. – Of course, the fans in the first place appreciate the team sports results, but let’s not forget that it is not achieved overnight».

He also noted that «it is a pity to let go of Ilsur Raisovich as President of the club, but I agree that the time has come when the administration and financing of «ruby» must be in the same hands».

«Ruby» at the end of last season took the ninth place in the standings of the Russian championship, scoring in 30 games 38 points.

Metshin, mayor of Kazan, was the President of «Rubin» from September 2015.