07.04.2010, 16:15 | Kostiantyn Patkevych, FFU
WU17: Crimean hopes of Ukrainians
On Saturday, April 10, the second qualifying round of the 2010 European WU17 Championship will start in Simferopol. Ukrainian team will compete in Group 3 against their Sweden, Irish and Polish coevals.Print version
Preparations in Novopavlovka
Ukrainian girls gathered in Alushta on Tuesday. On Friday they are to go to the village Novopavlovka, which is located near Simferopol. During the tournament Ukrainian girls will live and train at the base of Skif sport complex. The coach of blue-yellows Mykola Lysenko has already decided which 18 footballers will represent Ukraine in the qualifying tournament.
Way to Switzerland
We should remind that Ukrainians has overcame a starting barrier of the 2010 European WU17 Championship’s qualification after beating Kazakhstan (6:1), Moldova (5:0) and losing to the Netherlands (1:2). The matches of the second stage in Group 1 are to be played in Simferopol and urban village Agrarne. The winners of each of the four quartets will get into a final tournament of EURO 2010, which will take place on June 22-26 at Swiss stadium Kolovre.
Second qualifying round of the 2010 European WU17 Championship. Group 3 (Ukraine)
April 10. Ireland − Ukraine (Simferopol, 13:00), Sweden − Poland (urban village Agrarne, 16:00).
April 12. Sweden − Ukraine (Simferopol, 13:00), Poland − Ireland (urban village Agrarne, 16:00).
April 15. Ukraine − Poland (Simferopol, 16:00), Ireland − Sweden (urban village Agrarne, 16:00).
Goalkeepers: Valeriia Gaievska (KOLisp Kostopol), Karyna Govorunova (Donchanka-CPOR Donetsk).
Defenders: Svitlana Budnik, Yana Golysh (both from KOLisp), Daryna Kravets, Liudmyla Shmatko (both from Legenda Chernigiv), Olena Telna (Donchanka-CPOR).
Midfielders: Ganna Davydenko, Tamila Khimich (both from SCYSSOR Spartak Chernigiv), Olga Ovdiichuk, Anastasiia Paziuk, Margaryta Furmanova (all from KOLisp), Inna Tomilko, Liubov Shmatko (both from Legenda), Natalia Chabaniuk (CYSS-3 Ivano-Frankivsk).
Forwards: Daryna Vorontsova (CYSS-9 Odesa), Daryna Darytska (KSCYSS Kyiv), Oksana Yakovyshyn (Legenda).