died In Moscow businessman Tovbulatov Gilani, a former owner and Vice-President of HC “Spartak”. The cause of death Tovbulatov was lung cancer.
Gilani Tovbulatov was the owner and Vice-President of hockey club “Spartak” in the years 1993-99. In addition, he was the founder and President of the international tournament “Spartak Cup”, held in the off-season from 1994 to 2007.
On the death of 67-year-old Tovbulatov told TASS sports journalist Vsevolodo Kukushkin. According to him, in the last three weeks the former Vice-President of “Spartacus” was in the hospital and couldn’t get out of bed.