Ukraine Coach Shevchenko Names West Ham, Man City, Celtic Stars In Squad For Nigeria Friendly
Published: August 18, 2019
 Ukraine Coach Shevchenko Names West Ham, Man City, Celtic Stars In Squad For Nigeria Friendly
Ukraine coach Andriy Shevchenko has called up twenty-four players for the upcoming European Championship qualifier against Lithuania and friendly with three-time Africa champions Nigeria.
 
Of the 24 players called up for preparation and participation in the games, three are on the books of British clubs including Andriy Yarmolenko (West Ham), Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City) and Maryan Shved (Celtic).

An analysis of the roster revealed that three goalkeepers, eight defenders, eleven midfielders and two strikers have been invited by manager Andriy Shevchenko.

Yevhen Shakhov, Sergey Sidorchuk, Nikolay Shaparenko and Artem Besedin have been placed on standby.

The Ukrainians will face Lithuania on September 7 in Vilnius and take on the Super Eagles in the first ever meeting between the two countries at the Dnipro Arena on September 10.

Ukraine Squad For Nigeria, Lithuania Games

Goalkeepers: Andriy Pyatov (Shakhtar Donetsk), Denys Boyko (Dynamo Kyiv), Andriy Lunin (Valladolid, Spain).

Defenders: Serhiy Kryvtsov, Mykola Matviyenko, Serhiy Bolbat (all Shakhtar Donetsk), Nikita Burda, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Oleksandr Karavaev (all Dynamo Kyiv), Ihor Plastun(Gent, Belgium), Eduard Sobol (Bruges, Belgium).

Midfielders: Yevhen Konoplyanka (Schalke, Germany), Andriy Yarmolenko (West Ham, England), Ruslan Malinowski (Atalanta, Italy), Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City, England), Roman Bezus (Gent, Belgium), Maryan Shved (Celtic, Scotland), Viktor Tsyhankov, Vladimir Shepelev, Vitaliy Buyalskyi(all Dynamo Kyiv), Taras Stepanenko, Marlos (both Shakhtar Donetsk).

Forwards: Roman Yaremchuk (Gent, Belgium), Junior Moraes (Shakhtar Donetsk).

Igho Kingsley

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