Ukraine's women's national team prepares in Poland for 2023 World Cup qualifiers against Scotland and Hungary

The national women's national team of Ukraine under the leadership of Luis Cortes is holding in Poland training camp in preparation for the 2023 World Cup qualifiers.

Photo by Oksana Vasilyeva

The next matches of the blue and yellow in the 2023 World Cup qualifying, against Scotland and Hungary, were to take place on April 8 and 12, respectively. However, due to Russian aggression and martial law in Ukraine, these games were postponed to June 24 and 28. They take place in the Polish city of Rzeszow at the Stal Stadium (capacity - 11 547 spectators). The game with the Scots start at 21.15 Kyiv time, and the match with the Hungarians - at 21.00.

26 football players are working at the training camp in Ryashev.

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Squad of women's national team of Ukraine

Goalkeepers: Kateryna Samson (ETO, Hungary), Kateryna Boklach (Gurnik, Poland), Iryna Sanina (Kolos Kovalivka).

Defenders: Lyubov Shmatko, Yana Derkach (both Fomget, Turkey), Anna Petryk (Breidablik, Iceland), Olga Basanska (Hayasa, Armenia), Kateryna Korsun (ETO, Hungary), Iryna Podolska (MTK, Hungary) , Dariya Kravets (Fiorentina, Italy), Tetyana Romanenko (Reims, France).

Midfielders: Yuliya Shevchuk, Dariya Apanashchenko (both Fomget, Turkey), Tetyana Kitaeva (AEM, Spain), Natiya Pantsulaya, Veronika Andrukhiv (both Heniu, Romania), Iryna Kotyash (Slavia, Czech Republic), Tamila Khimych (Espanyol, Spain), Viktoriya Giryn (Deportivo, Spain), Nicole Kozlova (Koge, Denmark), Yuliya Khrystyuk (Old Dominion University / Asheville, USA).

Forwards: Nadiya Kunina (Linköping, Sweden), Inna Glushchenko (Slovakia, Czech Republic), Olga Ovdiychuk (Fomget, Turkey), Roksolana Kravchuk (Slavia, Czech Republic), Yana Kalinina (Olympia, Poland).

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2023 Women's World Cup. Qualifying tournament

European area. Group B

16.09.2021/0/10 Faroe Islands - Spain - XNUMX:XNUMX

17.09.2021/0/2 Hungary - Scotland - XNUMX: XNUMX

21.09.2021/7/1 Scotland - Faroe Islands - XNUMX: XNUMX

21.09.2021/0/7 Hungary - Spain - XNUMX: XNUMX

21.10.2021 Ukraine - Faroe Islands - 4: 0

22.10.2021/2/1 Scotland - Hungary - XNUMX: XNUMX

26.10.2021 Ukraine - Spain - 0: 6

26.10.2021/1/7 Faroe Islands - Hungary - XNUMX: XNUMX

25.11.2021/12/0 Spain - Faroe Islands - XNUMX: XNUMX

26.11.2021 Scotland - Ukraine - 1: 1

30.11.2021/XNUMX/XNUMX Hungary - Ukraine - 4: 2

30.11.2021/8/0 Spain - Scotland - XNUMX: XNUMX

08.04.2022/7/0 Hungary - Faroe Islands - XNUMX: XNUMX

12.04.2022/0/2 Scotland - Spain - XNUMX: XNUMX

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Standings

Teams

G

W

D

L

 М

P

1. Spain

6

6

0

0

45-0

18

2. Scotland

6

3

1

2

12-13

10

3. Hungary

6

3

0

3

19-14

9

4. Ukraine

4

1

1

2

7-11

4

5. Faroe Islands

6

0

0

6

2-47

0

24.06.2022 Ukraine - Scotland

28.06.2022 Ukraine - Hungary

02.09.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX Faroe Islands - Ukraine

02.09.2022 Spain - Hungary

06.09.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX Spain - Ukraine

06.09.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX Faroe Islands - Scotland

Playoffs: October 3-11, 2022.

Intercontinental playoffs: November 7-15, 2022, February 13-25, 2023, and April 3-11, 2023.

Final tournament (Australia, New Zealand): July 10 - August 20, 2023.

Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament. European area

Group Round

Europe has 2023 direct tickets to the 11 World Cup, another team will take part in the intercontinental playoffs. 

Group A: Sweden, Finland, Ireland, Slovakia, Georgia.

Group B: Spain, Scotland, Ukraine, Hungary, Faroe Islands.

Group C: The Netherlands, Iceland, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Cyprus.

Group D: England, Austria, Northern Ireland, Northern Macedonia, Latvia, Luxembourg.

Group E: Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Azerbaijan, Malta, Montenegro.

Group F: Norway, Belgium, Poland, Albania, Kosovo, Armenia.

Group G: Italy, Switzerland, Romania, Croatia, Moldova, Lithuania.

Group H: Germany, Portugal, Serbia, Israel, Turkey, Bulgaria.

Group I: France, Wales, Slovenia, Greece, Kazakhstan, Estonia.

Nine group winners will go directly to the 2023 World Cup. The second teams of the groups will continue to fight in the next stage.

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Playoffs

The nine teams that take second place in the groups will advance to the playoffs, which will consist of two stages.

The top three among the second teams will have the opportunity to play directly in the second stage of the playoffs. The remaining six participants will compete for three passes in single-match confrontations in the first stage. The three winners of the first round and the three teams that advanced directly to the second stage will determine the three winners of the UEFA playoffs in one-match duels.

The two winners of the second-ranked UEFA playoffs (criteria applied to the results of the group stage plus the playoffs of the second round) will receive two automatic places at the 2023 World Cup, while the third winner will continue his journey in the intercontinental playoffs.

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