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Russian footballers Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev are all set for early release from prison.
The group were jailed in May after being found guilty of hooliganism for assaulting a trade ministry official using a chair and beating a driver at October 2018 up.
Kokorin has been sentenced to 18 weeks and Mamaev to 17 months in custody.
A court in Russia’s Belgorod has ruled they are qualified for early release following a successful appeal.
The penalty for hooliganism is that a maximum penalty of seven years in prison the gamers will soon be freed later this month, attorney Yuri Padalko told Russian news agency TASS.
While Kokorin was a forward at Zenit St Petersburg, mamaev, 30, played Krasnodar; Padalko confirmed they both would go back to playing soccer.
Kokorin was capped by his nation 48 times – he overlooked the 2018 World Cup – although Mamaev has 15 caps.

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