Offensive midfielder Alexandru Ionuţ Mitriţă has extended his contract with
Universitatea Craiova until the summer of 2021, Universitatea Craiova football
club has announced. In the current season, Mitriţă has been used in 20 matches,
of which 17 were in League One's regular season, two in the Europa League, in
fixtures against AC Milan, and one match counting towards the Cup of Romania.
All told, Mitrita scored eight goals. He was transferred in the summer of 2017
from the Italian team Pescara.
CFR Cluj, League
One's current leader, has had an auspicious start in their training stage in
Spain. CFR has trounced Spanish fourth league team CD Castellon, 4-nil. The
Romanian team's opener was provided by the Spaniards' own goal, then Ovidiu
Hoban, Juan Culio and Valentin Costache scored the other three goals for CFR
team Concordia Chiajna has also had an auspicious start in their training stage
in Turkey. In Antalya, Concordia thrashed Turkmen team Ahal, 4-1. With Ion
Moldovan at the helm, Concordia's Paul Batin, Marius Pena and Cristian Bud
scored for their team, with the latter footballer scoring twice. Concordia's
second friendly match is scheduled for January the 20th, when the
Romanians will take on the Georgian team Tbilisi.
Romania team, FC Voluntari, are also in Antalya, on a training stage made of four scheduled confrontations.
Claudiu Niculescu's trainees face Polish team Pogon Szczecin on January 20th.
On January 22nd, FC Voluntari will play Turkish team Alanyaspor,
while on January 25th the Romanian team is to take on Bosnian
contenders Sloboda Tuzla. FC Voluntari's adversary for the fourth game is yet
to be decided in the coming days.