The national team of Ukraine started preparation to the matches of the League of Nations

Сборная Украины приступила к подготовке к матчам Лиги Наций

Andriy Yarmolenko and Andriy Shevchenko

Shevchenko’s team kicks off the tournament with matches against Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Monday, September 3, the national team of Ukraine on football gathers together in Kiev to start preparing for the starting matches of the League of Nations UEFA against the national teams of Czech Republic and Slovakia

The head coach of blue-yellow Andriy Shevchenko has appointed a team gathering at 12:00 at the capital hotel Alfavito.

The coach made the decision to move from the reserve list to the main 21-year-old defender Spanish Lugo Vasily Kravets. The talented defender has previously been called up to the youth team, but after the decision of the coaching staff of the main command changes the “destination”, having the chance to prove the validity of their ambitions for a debut in the national team.

We will remind that earlier Andrey Shevchenko has caused another player from the reserve list – Turkish Akhisar striker Yevhen Seleznyov. Thus, the total number of players due to the collection – 26.

Also in the team arrives and the injured Dynamo Kiev striker Artem Besedin – to talk with the coach and doctors blue-yellow. Traditionally, performers who is injured, be sure to come to the national team first day training camp, to first hand tell about your health condition and the rehabilitation process.

After checking in to the hotel the players will have lunch and rest. A little later, others a little late to join the team Schalke midfielder Yevhen Konoplyanka. However, the midfielder has time to arrive 3-4 hours before training, so time enough to catch your breath after a air travel.

The first lesson on collecting blue and yellow will spend tonight on the field NTK Bannikov, and on Tuesday, September 4, at 18:00 on the main arena of Ukraine – NSC Olympic will be held open for supporters training session and will be presented the new kit from technical sponsor Joma.

The national team of Ukraine:

Goalkeepers: Andriy Pyatov (Shakhtar), Denis Boyko (Dynamo), Andrei Lunin (Leganés, Spain).

Defence: Yaroslav Rakitskiy and Serhiy Kryvtsov, Oleg Danchenko Mykola Matviyenko (Shakhtar Donetsk), Mykyta Burda (Dynamo), Oleksandr Karavayev (Zorya), Yevhen Khacheridi (PAOK, Greece), Yevhen Makarenko (Anderlecht, Belgium), Andriy Tsurikov (Alexandria), Vasyl Kravets (Lugo, Spain).

Midfielders: Samir Nasri (Schalke, Germany), Andriy Yarmolenko (West ham, England), Taras Stepanenko, Rakitskiy (both Shakhtar Donetsk), Serhiy sydorchuk, Victor Tsygankov, Vitaliy buialskyi, Vladimir Shepelev (Dynamo), Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester city, England), Ruslan Malinovskiy (Genk, Belgium).

Forwards: Roman Yaremchuk (Ghent, Belgium), Yevhen Seleznyov (Akhisar, Turkey), Artem Besedin (Dynamo Kyiv).

We will remind that the League of Nations is a new tournament for national teams, which will replace most of the friendly matches of the tournament value and allow national teams to meet with equal force rivals.

The national team of Ukraine will play in group B1, where they will meet teams from Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

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