Oleksandr Kosenko named the selection of the Ukrainian national futsal team for friendly matches with Moldova

In preparation for the group stage of Euro 2022 qualifiers, the blue and yellows will play two sparring matches with the Moldovan team.

According to the Futsal Association of Ukraine, for these matches the head coach of our national team Alexander Kosenko called 15 players. The list includes:

goalkeepers - Yuriy Savenko, Kyrylo Tsypun (both - "Prodexim"), Alexander Sukhov ("HIT"); field players - Serhiy Malyshko, Mykola Hrytsyna (both - "Capital", Belarus), Oleg Eremin ("Viten"), Mykhailo Zvarych, Mykola Bilotserkivets, Petro Shoturma, Ihor Korsun (all - "Prodexim"), Oleksandr Pedyash, Serhiy Zhurba (both - "HIT"), Mykola Mykytyuk, Artem Farenyuk (both - "Hurricane"), Taras Kuz ("Energy").

The matches against the Moldovan team will take place in Zaporizhia at the Youth Sports Palace on December 8 (starting at 17.00 pm) and on December 9 (14.00 pm).

Matches are planned in preparation for Euro 2022 qualifiers. Following the draw results, Oleksandr Kosenko's wards are in Group 1, where they will play against Croatia, Albania and Denmark. The last in the play-off matches of the qualifying round has overcome San Marino team.

In the group round, 32 teams (16 participants in the elite round of the 2020 World Cup qualifiers, nine winners of the qualifying round groups and seven winners of the butt matches) are divided into eight groups of four teams. For the first time in the history of the tournament, the teams at this stage will play against opponents at home and away, holding two matches against each opponent in the group. Eight group winners and six top runners-up will join the Netherlands in the final stage. The two runners-up, who did not make it directly to the final tournament, will play in the playoffs. 

The matches of the final tournament will take place in Amsterdam and Groningen. 16 teams will be divided into four groups. The two best teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals.

Futsal Euro-2022. Tournament calendar

Group stage of qualification: until April 14, 2021.

Dates of matches of the group stage of qualification in group 1:

27.01.2021          Ukraine - Denmark

27.01.2021 Croatia - Albania

30.01.2021 Denmark - Croatia

31.01.2021 Albania - Ukraine

03.03.2021/XNUMX/XNUMX Croatia - Ukraine

03.03.2021 Albania - Denmark

07.03.2021          Ukraine - Croatia

March 07.03.2021, XNUMX Denmark - Albania

07.04.2021/XNUMX/XNUMX Denmark - Ukraine

07.04.2021/XNUMX/XNUMX Albania - Croatia

10.04.2021/XNUMX/XNUMX Croatia - Denmark

11.04.2021          Ukraine - Albania

Play-offs: November 14-17, 2021.

Final tournament draw: the end of 2021.

Final tournament: January 9 - February 6, 2022 (Amsterdam and Groningen, the Netherlands).

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