meeting with a football player

As part of the “Smart Thursday” project, students met with the captain of Kizilzhar Football Club, Ildar Aitov.

The team won the Kazakhstan First League Championship, which is the top division of football in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Ildar Aitov plays left-back, and midfielder. He has played 250 matches for his team.

Students interested in the life and career of a professional footballer asked Mr. Aitov several questions. The meeting ended with a photo shoot as a keepsake for students.