Despite the Russian invasion and an unresolved armed conflict to date, the Ukrainian government announced on Monday the upcoming resumption of the Ukrainian football championship.
Minister of Youth and Sports Vadym Gutzeit says on Facebook that the Ukrainian elite will resume their rights from August 23. For matches played on Ukrainian soil but without spectators.
” During the air raids, matches will be interrupted and football players, coaches and staff will have to move quickly to shelter “, specifies the minister.
Last season, suspended in February, did not designate a champion while Shakhtar Donetsk led the dance with two lengths ahead of Dynamo kyiv. Most foreign players playing in the Ukrainian league have been released from their contracts.
🇺🇦Ukraine’s football championship will restart on August 23.
All matches will be played on Ukrainian territory behind closed doors.
During air raids, matches will be interrupted and players and officials will be expected to find shelter as quickly as possible. pic.twitter.com/sUvYagFqUw
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