In Ternopil, they welcomed Shakhtar with orchestra performing

On the morning of September 23, a plane with the players and coaching staff on board headed for Ternopil. There, Shakhtar are to play their first game of the Ukrainian Cup Round of 16 two-legged tie.

Ahead of the match, the head coach of Ternopil Vasyl Ivehesh stressed this: the arrival of the Pitmen will not be just another regular event for the city, but it will go down in its history. In confirmation of the above , Shakhtar were welcomed by the airstairs ... by the orchestra, the youth with a round loaf, the representatives of local administration, the mayor of Ternopil Serhiy Nadal in person and many journalists!

Mircea Lucescu enjoyed greatest popularity there. Bread and salt, flowers, souvenirs – all that was presented to Mister right there, on the runway. Then followed a long photo shoot with the head coach.

The players also enjoyed special treatment. Autographs, pictures taken as mementos, a lot of pleasant words and kind wishes - these are Shakhtar’s first impressions of their visit to Ternopil.

After communicating with the host side and the fans, the Pitmen went to the hotel to prepare for the match. Please be reminded that the game kicks off at 18:00. Stay tuned for updates on our website.