Volodymyr Pyatenko announced the list of players of the women's national team of Ukraine for the match of the debut draw of the UEFA Nations League
On September 22 and 26, the national women's team of Ukraine will play its first matches in the group tournament of the debut draw of the UEFA Nations League. The team's training season will begin on September 18 in Gdańsk.
The blue-yellow team will play in group B3, where they will compete with teams from Poland, Serbia and Greece.
The Ukrainian Football Association, with the support of the Polish Football Union, previously agreed with UEFA on the venue for the home match of the national women's team of Ukraine against Serbia in the opening round of the Nations League.
The match of the 1st round between Ukraine and Serbia will take place on September 22 in the Polish town of Starogard-Gdański at the city stadium named after Kazimierz Dejna. The game starts at 16.00:XNUMX Kyiv time.
We would like to add that the match of the 2nd round between Poland and Ukraine will take place on September 26 (starting at 19.00:XNUMX Kyiv time). It will be hosted by the City Stadium in Gdynia.
The national women's team of Ukraine will start the new European selection under the guidance of a new coach. We remind you that the contract expired on August 31 Spanish specialist Luis Cortes, who became the first foreign coach in the history of the national women's team of Ukraine.
Thus, the national team will start the new playing season under the leadership of acting head coach Volodymyr Pyatenko.
The coach announced the list of players of the national women's national team of Ukraine, called to the training camp to prepare and participate in international matches with the national teams of Serbia and Poland.
The training of the team, which will include 23 soccer players, will begin on September 18 in Gdańsk. It should be noted that for the first time three football players will be called to the ranks of the national team - Yana Kotyk, Iryna Maiborodina and Viktoriya Golovach.
The squad of the national women's team of Ukraine
Goalkeepers: Kateryna Samson ("Vorskla" Poltava), Daria Kelyushik ("Kryvbas" Kryvyi Rih), Kateryna Boklach ("Marseille", France).
Defenders: Kateryna Korsun, Yana Kotyk, Iryna Podolska, Iryna Kotyash (all "Vorskla" Poltava), Anastasia Voronina ("Colossus" Kovalivka), Lyubov Shmatko ("Galatasaray", Turkey).
Midfielders: Iryna Maiborodina ("Kolos" Kovalivka), Victoria Golovach ("Shakhtar" Donetsk), Anna Petryk, Nikol Kozlova, Veronika Andruhiv ("Vorskla" Poltava), Victoria Girin ("Ladomyr" Volodymyr), Dayana Semkiv ("Kryvbas" Kryvyi Rih), Natia Pantsulaya, Darya Apanashchenko (both - "Zhytlobud-1" Kharkiv), Khrystyna Pereviznyk ("Karagyumryuk", Turkey).
Forwards: Yana Kalinina, Roksolana Kravchuk (both from Vorskla Poltava), Olga Ovdiychuk (Fomget, Turkey), Inna Hlushchenko (Nice, France).
Women's League of Nations-2023/2024
Ukraine - Serbia
Greece — Poland
Poland - Ukraine
Serbia — Greece
Greece - Ukraine
Poland — Serbia
Ukraine - Greece
Serbia — Poland
Ukraine - Poland
Greece - Serbia
Serbia - Ukraine
Poland — Greece
Women's League of Nations 2023/2024 draw results
Group A1: England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Scotland.
Group A2: France, Norway, Austria, Portugal.
Group A3: Germany, Denmark, Iceland, Wales.
Group A4: Sweden, Spain, Italy, Switzerland.
Group B1: Ireland, Northern Ireland, Hungary, Albania.
Group B2: Finland, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia.
Group B3: Poland, Serbia, Ukraine, Greece.
Group B4: Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus.
Group C1: Malta, Moldova, Latvia, Andorra.
Group C2: Turkey, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Georgia.
Group C3: Azerbaijan, Montenegro, Cyprus, Faroe Islands.
Group C4: Israel, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Armenia.
Group C5: North Macedonia, Kosovo, Bulgaria.
How will the group matches be played?
All matches in the group stage will be played according to the usual format - home and away against each opponent in the group. Three points will be awarded for a win, one for a draw, and none for a loss.
Who will play in the final stage?
The four group winners of League A advance to the final tournament.
Who is leaving? Who will play in the head-to-head matches?
The top two teams in each group remain in League A for the 2025 Women's UEFA European Qualifiers.
The four third-placed teams play head-to-head matches against the second-placed national teams in League B groups. The winner of each tie will play in League A for European qualification; the losing teams will play in League B.
Fourth-placed teams are relegated to League B.
The four group winners advance to League A.
The four second-placed teams play in tie-breaks against the third-placed national teams in League A. The winners will play in League A; the losing teams will play in League B.
The three best third-placed teams play head-to-head matches against the three best second-placed teams in League C. The winners play in League B within the European qualifiers; the losing teams will play in League C.
The lowest-ranked third-placed team and the four fourth-placed teams advance to League C.
The five group winners advance to League B.
The three best second-placed teams play head-to-head matches with the three best third-placed teams in League B. The winners play in League B within the European qualifiers; the losing teams will play in League C.
Other teams remain in League C.
How will the final stage of the League of Nations take place?
The four winners of League A groups advance to the final stage, which will be held in a one-match playoff system. Participants will play semi-final matches, a final and a match for third place. The draw will determine the semi-final pairings and hosts in all matches. The winner of the final will be the winner of the UEFA Nations League trophy.
Who is going to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris?
The UEFA Nations League finalists advance to the women's Olympic football tournament together with France (host of the 2024 Games). If France plays in the final of the League of Nations, its ticket will go to the bronze medalist of the tournament.
If a ticket to the 2024 Games goes to an association that is not approved by FIFA as a participant in the women's Olympic football tournament, its place will go to the next best team that did not make it to the final tournament.
Class promotion/relegation matches
Pairs are formed by drawing lots, matches are played at home and away. The teams that took the third places in their groups are considered seeded and the return matches are held at home.
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