Football tournaments, held in Vysoka Pich village of Zhytomyrskyi district, has long been become a good tradition. If earlier its co-organizer was, as a rule, reconnaissance officer, sportsman and volunteer Anatolii Potekhin, then this year grateful countrymen dedicated indoor soccer tournament to his cherished memory.
Five soccer teams from Zhytomyrskyi, Romanivskyi and Chudnivskyi districts of Zhytomyr region took part in the tournament. Team-winner received transitional Cup, dedicated to the memory of Anatolii Potiekhin.
In June of 2017, Captain Potiekhin Anatolii Mykolaiovych perished while performing combat task in the ATO zone. According to a Decree of the President of Ukraine, officer was posthumously awarded with the order of Bohdan Khmelnytskyi for personal courage, displayed while protecting state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, and for selfless performing of military duty.