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For the first time in history, we’ve won the VTB United Youth League!

21 April 2022
For the first time in history, we’ve won the VTB United Youth League!

Zenit-M led by Maxim Uchaykin grabbed a big overtime victory from CSKA-Junior 71:68 and took the 2022 VTB Youth League trophy home for the first time in club’s history!

April 21: Zenit-M – CSKA Junior: 71-68 (+3)

Z: Toptunov (14), Zemsky (7 + 7 rebounds), Ryzhov (12 + 14 rebounds), Borisov (6), Sorokin (4) – start; Lenkin (played 2 minutes), Bokarev (12), Ivanov (1 rebound), Fedkin (did not play), Antipov (12 + 10 rebounds), Kolosov (did not play), Prokopenko (4).

C: Chikarev (7 + 6 rebounds), Gafurov (22 + 11 rebounds), Krylov (4), Knyazev (4), Petukhov A. (5 + 6 rebounds) – start; Budin (11), Mikheev (4), Makarov (2), Klyuchenkov (1 selection), Akramov (3 + 8 rebounds), Khalturin (6), K. Petukhov (played 2 minutes).

Egor Ryzhov entered the symbolic five of the “Final Eight”, Maxim Uchaykin became the Best coach, and Andrey Toptunov has been named the MVP o the competition! Amazing season!

Thank you to our youth team for the unforgettable emotions of this season in the VTB United Youth League. A new season and new victories are waiting for us ahead!