In Mary, at the «Sport Toplumy» stadium, the rescheduled match of the 27th round of the Turkmenistan football championship between «Merv» and the capital’s «Kopetdag» took place.
Before this game, the opponents met each other twice this season. In the first round match in Mary, the teams split peacefully - 2:2, and in the second round match in the capital, «Kopetdag» turned out to be stronger - 4:1.
The fate of the third match was decided by a single goal scored in the 55th minute by «Kopetdag» football player Orazgeldi Seyidov.
After this victory, the team of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan gained 25 points, and it still occupies fourth place in the standings. AFC Cup 2023/24 participant «Merv» is in 8th position with 12 points.
The leader in the championship is «Arkadag», which has 54 points out of 54 possible. The capital's «Altyn Asyr» is 13 points behind the leader with one game in hand. «Nebitchi» closes the top three with 30 points.