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Tatiana Skotnikova

Published: Tuesday 25 September 2012, 11.00CET
Rossyanka
Published: Tuesday 25 September 2012, 11.00CET

Tatiana Skotnikova

Rossyanka

Previous clubs: Zvezda-2005

National team: Russia

Domestic honours: Russian Women's Premier Division, Russian Women's Cup.

Which player most inspired you? Johan Cruyff.

Which coach most inspired you? My dad, who is also a coach.

What was the best advice they gave you? To believe in myself.

Best player you've played with? Natalya Zinchenko (Ukraine).

Toughest opponent? Japan.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I keep them warm in memory, the coach was my dad.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? There will be a lot of difficulties, but you will overcome them.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? It was a great experience.

Last updated: 28/09/12 14.30CET

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