June. Chronicle of events: XXIII UAF Congress, decision on Andrii Shevchenko's contract and new tournament schedule from UEFA
The XXIII regular Congress of the Ukrainian Association of Football took place in June. The UAF Executive Committee has decided on a new contract with the head coach of the national team Andrii Shevchenko, and the UEFA Executive Committee has determined the terms and format of the resumption of international tournaments.
June 4. In the match of the 1/4 tournament of the European Nations Cup, the national team of Ukraine in cyber football in the discipline PES defeated the team of Northern Macedonia - 2: 1. The national team of Ukraine reached the semifinals of the European Nations Cup online tournament, where its opponent was Portugal, which defeated Belgium (2: 1).
June 7. In Lviv, a few hours before the XXIII Congress of the UAF took place a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Association. The Executive Committee decided, in particular, on PFL competitions, Youth Football League and futsal tournaments, as well as on changes in the composition of the collective members of the UAF, the annual report on the activities of the association and the new version of the UAF Statute.
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The Executive Committee recommended that the PFL immediately convene an extraordinary conference to address the issue of finishing the PFL competitions of the 2019/2020 season; approved the decisions of the Youth Football League Executive Committee and the AFU Executive Committee on the early suspension of Youth Football League and futsal competitions; supported the granting of associate membership in the UAF to the public organization "Ukrainian Electronic Football Association" and approved a new version of the UAF Charter.
June 7. The XXIII regular Congress of the Ukrainian Association of Football was held in Lviv at the Arena Lviv stadium in compliance with the sanitary and anti-epidemic measures provided by law. Addressing the congress delegates, UAF President, a member of the UEFA Executive Committee Andrii Pavelko, spoke in particular about achievements of Ukrainian football during the work of the current UAF team, noted the importance of implementing VAR technology for the present and future of Ukrainian football, reminded of successes in the fight against match-fixing, also outlined strategy and main goals for the future.
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Among other things, at the XXIII Congress there were introduced changes in the composition of association's governing bodies and marked the best at the end of the year municipal and district federations.
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June 7. Following the results of work of the XXIII Congress of UAF a briefing was held, where Andrii Pavelko announced the decision of the UAF Executive Committee on a new contract with the head coach of the national team of Ukraine Andrii Shevchenko.
"I would like to inform you that the UAF Executive Committee has just voted to extend the contract with the head coach of the national team of Ukraine Andrii Shevchenko and his staff until December 31, 2022", - Andriy Pavelko said.
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The UAF president also expressed his position on the end of the season in the First league: “We have already returned football to the UPL, allowed regional associations to resume competition. Now it is very important that the First and Second leagues make the appropriate decision. My personal position is that we have already done - we have instructed the UAF Referees Committee to prepare for the matches of the First and Second leagues of the current season. Also at the UAF Executive Committee today, we voted to recommend convening a PFL Conference, which should decide on all issues related to the possible resumption of the season. "
"I want to thank you for your support and warm welcome, - said speaking at a briefing, Andrii Shevchenko. - I am very pleased that the UAF Executive Committee gave me and members of my staff the opportunity to continue working in the national team of Ukraine for another two and a half years. An agreement has been reached, we will settle all legal issues in the near future. "
June 7. Within the framework of the briefing held following the results of the XXIII Congress of the Ukrainian Football Association, a memorandum was signed on cooperation between the head coach of the Ukrainian national football team Andrii Shevchenko and the national network of Epicenter shopping malls.
The purpose of the memorandum is the interaction and coordination of Andriy Shevchenko and Epicenter K LLC in the promotion and development of football in Ukraine, directing joint efforts to increase interest in football events in the regions of the country and abroad.
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June 10. Ukrainian national cyber football team in the semifinal match of the international online competition #StayHome European Nations Cup lost to Portugal - 0: 2.
June 11. UAF Women's Football Committee at its meeting decided to apply to the Executive Committee of the UAF with a request to decide on the continuation / termination of the championship of Ukraine among women's teams of the major league of the season 2019/2020 after the expiration of the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of May 20, 2020 № 392, or adoption by public authorities of other regulations .
June 12. The Executive Committee of the Ukrainian Association of Football approved the decision regarding the resumption of the tournament in the First league and the early end of the championship among the teams of the Second league.
The UAF Executive Committee supported the decision of the PFL Conference of June 11 on the early completion of the tournament in the Second league and the resumption of the First league championship, as well as on amendments to the PFL Competition Regulations and approval of the First league remaining schedule.
June 12. In Kyiv at the House of Football a meeting took place representatives of the teams of the League of ATO participants with the first vice-president of the Ukrainian Football Association Oleh Protasov. One of the UAF leaders talked to the servicemen and handed them soccer balls for training and matches.
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"The new season of the Cup of Heroes of the Anti-Terrorist Operation is extremely important both for its participants and for the Ukrainian Football Association. We are always happy to support and help our defenders. Today we started issuing balls that will be given to all teams of the tournament. We very much hope that the ongoing pandemic will not prevent servicemen from holding competitions, ”Oleh Protasov said.
June 16. The first in 2020 meeting of the Parimatch expert club, conducted by the Ukrainian Association of Football and the official partner of the national team of Ukraine Parimatch took place in PM Hall in Kyiv.
Club members, Vice President and General Secretary of the Ukrainian Association of Football Yurii Zapisotskyi, Assistant Head Coach of the National Team of Ukraine Oleksandr Shovkovskyi, Defender of the National Team of Ukraine Serhii Kryvtsov, Head Coach of Ukraine U-16 Serhii Nahornyak, Parimatch PR Director Vadym Misyura and head of the National Electronic Football Association Vladyslav Shovkovskyi discussed topical issues - suspension of domestic tournaments, change of dates and locations of the Champions League and Europa League, postponement of Euro 2020 to 2021, gradual resumption of competitions and rapid promotion of E-football.
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June 17-18. A meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee was held by video conference, which was attended by the President of the UAF, a member of the UEFA Executive Committee Andriy Pavelko. The highest operational body of European football has made a number of fateful decisions. In particular, it was a new schedule of matches of the EURO-XNUMX final tournament has been approved taking place in 2020 with the participation of the national team of Ukraine, the terms and format of the finishing of Champions League and Europa League current season and calendar next European Cups season outlined.In addition, venues for UEFA Super Cup matches until 2023 inclusive, format and dates of matches Women's Champions League in the seasons 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 became known.
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The decisions of the UEFA Executive Committee also concerned tournaments with the participation of national teams. In particular, the youth national team of Ukraine U-21 learned the completion date of Euro-2021 qualification and a new format of the final tournament. Youthfully Ukrainian national team U-19 and girl's WU-17 also learned about the terms and conditions of the European Championships in which they participate.
In addition, UEFA approved windows for the matches of the League of Nations 2020/2021, the playoffs of the Euro 2020 selection and set dates for the friendly matches of the national teams.
According to told the President of the UAF, a member of the UEFA Executive Committee Andriy Pavelko, Summing up the results of the first day of the meeting of the Executive Committee of the European Football Union, all members of the executive committee, and especially - UEFA President Alexander Cheferin, are positive and preparing for the gradual revival of European football in the near future. "All UEFA-sponsored tournaments will have a clear medical protocol that minimizes the risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Starting in August, the football life of the continent is in full swing. Thanks to continuous work and cooperation, even during severe quarantine restrictions, the UEFA management and administration - with all national associations, "said the President of the UAF.
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Also during the meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee, a number of decisions were announced on the new schedule of tournaments for clubs and national teams. Approved the procedure for drawing the qualifying tournament for the 2022 World Cup in the European zone, the dates of the qualifying round play-off matches have been changed European Futsal Championship-2022, the decision on qualification and the final tournament was made European Women's Futsal Championship and on dates European Futsal Championship among the U-19 youth teams, approved new Euro format among girls' national teams WU-17 and WU-19, determined format of the European Championship 2020/2022 among young people under 19 and canceled drawing of the Cup of Regions season-2020/2021.
Thus, he became famous updated calendar of all UEFA tournaments with the participation of national teams and clubs.
June 20. After defeating Oleksandriya (3: 2) in the match of the 27th round of the Premier League, Shakhtar ahead of schedule, five rounds before the finish of the regular season, secured the 13th overall and the fourth consecutive set of gold awards of the Ukrainian championship.
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22 June. Executive Committee of the Amateur Football Association of Ukraine decided on further holding matches of the championship and the Cup of Ukraine of the 2019/2020 season. Matches of the amateur championship of Ukraine-2019/2020 will start on June 27, will end no later than August 5, and the final stage and the final match will take place by August 16. The semifinals of the Ukrainian Football Cup among amateur teams of the 2019/2020 season will take place on July 8 and 15. The matches of the final of the tournament will take place on July 22 and 29.
June 24. According to the decision of the UAF Executive Committee, which approved the decision of the PFL Conference, the tournament resumed in the first league of the championship of Ukraine. There were five matches of the 20th round.
June 25. Announced on signing an exclusive agreement between the Ukrainian Football Association and FeedConstruct (IT Technology Solution Limited).
The Ukrainian Football Association grants FeedConstruct, a sports data provider, the exclusive rights to collect and distribute online video broadcasts and online bookmaker data from UAF-sponsored matches.
June 25. The FIFA Council has announced the names of the hosts of the 2023 Women's World Cup. Tournament will be hosted by two countries - Australia and New Zealand.
Qualifying matches will start in 2021 and finish in 2022. The final tournament is scheduled for the period from July 10 to August 20, 2023.
June 26. The Executive Committee of the Ukrainian Association of Football approved by Kharkiv USC Metalist the venue of the final of the Cup of Ukraine, which will be held on July 8, 2020. The decision was made on the basis list of the Ministry of Health with a recommendation to consider the transfer of the final from Lviv to a region with a more stable epidemic situation.
June 26. National team of Ukraine learned a new calendar of matches in the League of Nations 2020/2021, where she will perform with the teams of Switzerland, Germany and Spain. In group A4 there were changes in the terms of the 5th and 6th rounds. This is due to the fact that during this period there were additional dates for the playoffs of Euro 2020 and friendly matches - November 11-12.
June 26. . meeting of the UAF Women's Football Committee, with the participation of representatives of women's football clubs of the major leagues, which addressed the issue of resuming the championship among women's teams of the major leagues.
UAF First Vice President Vadym Kostyuchenko, who also took part in the meeting, noted that the Ukrainian Football Association is constantly monitoring the situation in the football life of Ukraine after the resumption of competitions among professional football clubs, and asked the clubs to strictly comply with all norms. and protocols. Vadym Kostyuchenko noted that we all need to be ready for different situations we may face, and all clubs should approach this with understanding and responsibility.
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Following the meeting, the committee put to a vote and decided to apply to the UAF Executive Committee with a proposal to renew the Ukrainian football championship among women's teams of the major league of the 2019/2020 season.
June 30. The Football House hosted a working meeting on the reorganization of the competition system in the Ukrainian Football Championship among the teams of children's and youth sports facilities of the 2020/2021 season.
UAF First Vice-President Vadym Kostyuchenko stressed that the current epidemiological situation in Ukraine is caused by COVID-19, but by reacting in time and stopping all youth competitions, we hope that the next season in the most popular football sector will begin. with the planned schedule in September this year, of course, if there are no complications in our country caused by the coronavirus. And competitions will begin in three leagues, namely - in the Elite League, the top and first leagues of the championship of Ukraine among the teams of children's and youth sports institutions.
Also throughout the month, the Ukrainian Football Association and regional associations continued to implement an initiative to help combat the spread of coronavirus. Support was provided to football veterans, medics, the military and other categories of citizens in need. In particular, in the framework of cooperation between the UAF and the Main Military Clinical Hospital in a medical institution UAF President and UEFA Executive Committee Member Andriy Pavelko visited together with the head coach of the national team Andriy Shevchenko, the chief sanitary doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko and the representative of the Epicenter company Taras Gerega. The guests visited our military defenders of Ukraine, who are recovering from their injuries, and handed over to the hospital a ventilator and personal protective equipment for doctors and combatants who are being treated here.
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