Aleppo, January 29. the Advent of peace in the liberated from terrorists and militants for the Syrian "moderate opposition" Aleppo was the occasion for the first since 2011, a football match between two professional city teams. Saturday club "al-Ittihad" at the stadium of Aleppo, won over their rivals "Hurriya" with the score 2:1.
the Stadium Aleppo did not have time to arrange the match — part of it was seriously damaged during the fighting and shelling, the grass of the field in the winter was dry and poboril, and players and spectators were guarded by a substantial police force, but that did not stop several hundred spectators gather to watch the first five years of the game, and the atmosphere in the stands was dominated by the same as in the usual football match.
"It is our right to play in Aleppo, said the player "Hurrie" Firas al-Ahmad complained that his team failed to win because of fatigue after a long journey from Latakia. — In Aleppo we play better.
When we are playing at home in front of their fans, we're playing much better. We want to raise high the name of Aleppo".