The holders of the silver medal last season and the Moldova Cup finalists - Râmbcom, started the year with a 0:2 defeat in the eighth round match of the Futsal Championship against the Balkan Pharmaceuticals team.
Rymbcom tried to avenge the defeat inflicted in the first stage, but Balkan Pharmaceuticals disagreed with this. Mikhail Bogachuk opened the score in the first half, and Alexei Untilov put the final result. At the end of the match, Rymbcom was able to narrow the gap, but missed the penalty.
After this victory, Balkan rose to the last place of the podium (3rd place).