Seven Pitmen called up by their national teams

FC Shakhter received an official fax inviting Andriy Pyatov, Oleksandr Kucher, Yaroslav Rakits’kyy, Vyacheslav Shevchuk, Taras Stepanenko and Maksym Malyshev to Ukraine national team.

Shakhtar players will take part in the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers: on October 9, Ukraine national team will play Macedonia away, and on October 12 in Kyiv they will take on Spain.

Also, Fred has been invited to Brazil’s Olympic team. The Shakhtar midfielder can take part in the matches against the Dominican Republic and Haiti on 9 and 12 October respectively.