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Shakhtar extended contract with Rakits’kyy

Friday, April 28, 2017



On April 28, Shakhtar football club signed a contract with the defender Yaroslav Rakits’kyy. The new deal is effective for five years

- I'm happy to continue defending the colours of my home club. I'm proud to play in Shakhtar shirt – that’s my life, - said Yaroslav. - My heart has always been orange-and-black. I said before and want to repeat now: I want to finish my football career at Shakhtar.

Yaroslav Rakits’kyy is a graduate of Shakhtar Academy. He debuted for the senior team in August 2009. Aggregately, he made 272 competitive appearances in Shakhtar shirt, scoring 12 goals. This season, the 26-year-old defender has made 27 apps. Together with Shakhtar, Yaroslav won 14 trophies.

Champion of Ukraine 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
Ukrainian Cup Winner 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016.
Ukrainian Super Cup Winner 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.