Football’s Viktoria Plzeň clinch league title

Football club Viktoria Plzeň on Monday evening clinched the Synot League title with a 2:0 win over Jihlava. The club secured the title two rounds before the end of the season. The team’s captain, David Limberský said the difference this season was that Plzeň took 12 points from defending champions Sparta Prague as well as Jablonec. Plzeň have now won the title three times in the club’s history. Players on Monday dedicated the title to teammate Marián Čišovský, who is stricken with a serious illness. Coach Miroslav Koubek, who described himself as a hard man, told that while he had been waiting 32 years for the title, he would swap it immediately if he could for the Slovak defender’s health.

Author: Jan Velinger