Euro 2022 (U-17). Today the youth national team of Ukraine starts in the elite round of the qualifying tournament

Oleg Kuznetsov's wards will fight to get to the final part of the 2022 European Championship.

Today, with a match against Kosovo, the youth national team of Ukraine U-17 (players not older than 2005) will start in the elite qualifying round of Euro-2022 (U-17). Preparations for the competition blue and yellow began on April 16, when the whole team gathered on the basis of the Italian national team, near Florence. Our team was preparing for the tournament in the mode of two training sessions. On Tuesday night, the head coach held a theoretical lesson, which was based on an analysis of the game of the future opponent.

As for personnel issues, fortunately, all 20 players who arrived at the national team are healthy and ready for the test.

The composition of the youth national team of Ukraine U-17

Goalkeepers: David Fesyuk (Haiduk, Croatia), Vladyslav Kravets (Shakhtar Donetsk).

Defenders: Danil Bilokon, Yegor Syzonyuk, Oleksiy Husiev, Nazar Balaba (all - Dynamo Kyiv), Mykola Ogarkov, Maryan Bats (both - Shakhtar Donetsk), Stepan Lysenko (Dnipro).

Midfielders: Dmytro Kremchanin, Nazar Yanchyshyn, Andriy Matkevych, Yevhen Mykytyuk, Maksym Vasylets (all - Dynamo Kyiv), Yevhen Yanovych, Maksym Derkach, Oleksandr Yakymenko (all - Shakhtar Donetsk).

Forwards: Mykyta Dzen (Dynamo Kyiv), Andriy Firman (Juventus, Italy), Vlad Nahrudnyi (Milan, Italy).

Euro-2022 (U-17) elite round

Group 6


Kosovo - Ukraine 13.00

Italy - Poland 16.00


Ukraine - Poland 13.00

Italy - Kosovo 16.00


Ukraine - Italy 16.00

Poland - Kosovo 16.00

The final tournament will take place from May 16 to June 1 in Israel. 

Oleg Kuznetsov's wards will perform in the quartet A together with Israel, Germany and Luxembourg in case of overcoming the elite round of selection in group 6. If the Ukrainians choose the second place in their four qualifiers, they can get to Group B in France, the Netherlands and Bulgaria. But for this they will need to show a better result than in Hungary, which took second place in Group 1 with one gold point (in matches against the first and third teams) and a goal difference of -2. 

Euro 2022 Final Tournament (U-17)

Group A: Israel, Germany, winner of group 6, Luxembourg.

Group B: France, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Hungary or second team group 6.

Group C: Serbia, Spain, Turkey, Belgium.

Group D: Denmark, Portugal, Scotland, Sweden.

The two best teams from each group will reach the quarterfinals.

Group stage

Round 1: May 16/17.

Round 2: May 19/20.

Round 3: May 22/23.

Quarterfinals: May 25/26.

Semifinals: May 29.

Final: June 1.

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