Shakhtar’s seven players called up to national team

Shakhtar’s seven players have received an international call-up to the Ukraine national team.

Goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov, defenders Oleksandr Kucher, Yaroslav Rakytskyy and Vyacheslav Shevchuk, as well as midfielders Taras Stepanenko, Viktor Kovalenko and Maksym Malyshev are expected to arrive to the national camp on 21 March.

On 24 March, Mykhailo Fomenko’s side will play a friendly with Cyprus in Odesa and on 28 March, Kyiv will host Ukraine’s game against Wales.