Clubs of the Russian Premier League was in favor of increasing the number of participants to 18

the Majority of clubs of the Russian Premier League voted to increase the number of teams participating in the elite division of Russian football. In the Premier League will play 16, and 18 clubs.

the Decision was taken at a meeting of the congregation of the Premier League. With the increase in the number of participants is voted by the majority of participants. As reported TASS the General Director of CSKA the novel Babayev, “the majority of clubs supported the idea of expanding to 18 teams. I think that if you expand, then you need to do is prepared. It is necessary to analyze the situation in Germany. Sport principle, the same should not be disturbed”.

the Decision of the General meeting of RPL must be supported by the Russian football Union. Only after that we can talk, how about increasing the number of participants in the Premier League and when this expansion happens.