MOSCOW -- CSKA Moscow say Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev should be ready to play this weekend after recovering from being hit in the head with a flare during a European Championship qualifying match against Montenegro.
A flare thrown from an area occupied by Montenegro fans hit Akinfeev in the back of the head during Friday's game. He was rushed to the hospital and treated for burns and a concussion.
The match was later abandoned following more crowd trouble.
CSKA assistant coach Viktor Onopko told...
Seydou Doumbia sealed his move to Roma after the Serie A club secured his services from CSKA Moscow 14.4 million euros.
Doumbia, who is currently at the African Nations Cup with Ivory Coast, signed a new contract until June 2019.
In November, Doumbia starred in a Champions League match at Manchester City, scoring both goals in CSKA's shock win.
The 27-year-old forward wrote a message to CSKA fans on Instagram:
Sweden international Rasmus Elm has returned to Kalmar FF in his homeland after a stomach illness prompted an exit from CSKA Moscow.
Elm, 26, had been suffering with a chronic illness since the start of the season and CSKA Moscow president Yevgeny Giner told Bobsoccer in Russia last month that the club was "categorically against" the idea of the midfielder resuming his career as he could "become disabled."
He terminated his contract with CSKA at the start of the year and has since been training...
"I am very sorry for Rasmus Elm, but I think that he will never play football again. I only want to wish him to be healthy, and maybe he will start again as a coach or a scout. If he continues his playing career, he will become disabled. Our medical staff are categorically against it." Those were the words of CSKA Moscow president Yevgeny Giner in a December interview with Russian outlet Bobsoccer.
A few days later, the Swedish midfielder terminated his contract with the Russian champions. There...