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BATE clinch Belarussian Super Cup

Published: Monday 8 March 2010, 21.08CET
Belarussian champions FC BATE Borisov have claimed their first trophy of the country's new season, kicking off with a Super Cup win over Cup holders FC Naftan Novopolotsk in Minsk. Naftan's Sergei Politevich had an effort intercepted on the goal line and Artyom Kontsevoi went closest for BATE, but after the match ended goalless it took penalties to decide a winner, with BATE substitute Igor Stasevich sealing a 3-2 shoot-out triumph. "It was clear it would go to penalties four or five minutes before the end and I was sure we'd come out on top," said BATE coach Viktor Goncharenko.

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Published: Monday 8 March 2010, 21.08CET

BATE clinch Belarussian Super Cup

Belarussian champions FC BATE Borisov have claimed their first trophy of the country's new season, kicking off with a Super Cup win over Cup holders FC Naftan Novopolotsk in Minsk. Naftan's Sergei Politevich had an effort intercepted on the goal line and Artyom Kontsevoi went closest for BATE, but after the match ended goalless it took penalties to decide a winner, with BATE substitute Igor Stasevich sealing a 3-2 shoot-out triumph. "It was clear it would go to penalties four or five minutes before the end and I was sure we'd come out on top," said BATE coach Viktor Goncharenko.
Last updated: 08/03/10 21.21CET

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