30.08.2013  13:06

Trio from Samara to Makhachkala

Самарское трио — в «Анжи»Football club Anji and football club Krylia Sovetov agreed on transfer of three players of the Samara side: fullbacks Benoit Angbwa, Giya Grigalava and halfback Ilya Maximov will be registered for the Dagestani club in the shortest possible time.

Of course, it`s Benoit Angbwa who is known to Dagestani fans better. A native of Cameroon, he gained the title of his country`s league winner together with Fovu Bakham, then moved to the French club Montpellier. Later, he made appearances for Nazionale (Uruguay), Lille, Krylia Sovetov and Saturn.

Angbwa signed for Anji in 2011 and played for 1.5 year for the Dagestani club, having become a favourite of the Dagestani fans at once.

He scored 4 times for Anji. Angbwa is the Cameroon national team player.

Самарское трио — в «Анжи»

Giya Grigalava was born in Kutaisi (Georgia), but having moved to Russian in early childhood began his football career in Rostov-on-Don. Later, he defended FC Rostov, SKA, Moskva, Volga, Kralia Sovetov.

On July 3, 2011 he debuted for the Georgia national team in 2012 European Championship qualifier vs Croatia.

A native of Nizhny Novgorod Ilya Maximov trained at Spartak and Zenit football schools. His first contract was concluded with the St. Petersburg club. Maximov held 6 matches for Zenit in their winning season of 2007. Later he played for Shinnik, Sportakademklub, Khimki, Nizhny Nivgorod, Kuban, Volga, Krylia Sovetov, performed for Russia U19 and Russia U21.