Shakhtar arrived in Portugal

Wednesday, January 25, 2017



The Pitmen’s pre-season training continues

Having had two days of rest after the busy Spanish training camp, the Orange-and-Blacks are starting the second stage of the winter training camp. On the morning of January 25, the Donetsk team set off for Portugal to prepare for the season’s spring part during the nearest few weeks. Shakhtar head coach Paulo Fonseca has put 28 players on the camp list:

goalkeepers: Mykyta Shevchenko, Oleh Kudryk, Anton Kanibolotskyi, Andriy Pyatov;
defenders: Sergii Kryvtsov, Mykola Matviienko, Bohdan Butko, Olexandr Kucher, Darijo Srna, Yaroslav Rakits’kyy, Ivan Ordets, Ismaily, Vasyl Kobin, Marcio Azevedo;
midfielders: Taras Stepanenko, Viktor Kovalenko, Maksym Malyshev, Viacheslav Tankovskyi, Oleksandr Zubkov, Taison, Marlos, Dentinho, Alan Patrick, Fred, Bernard;
forwards: Andrii Boriachuk, Facundo Ferreyra, Gustavo Blanco Leschuk.

At 12:40 local time, the plane with the players and coaching staff on board landed at the airport of Faro located in the south of Portugal. From there, the team travelled to Lagos by bus. After having lunch and a short rest, the Pitmen will conduct an afternoon training session scheduled for 17.00.

Let us remind you that Shakhtar will participate in the Atlantic Cup international competition while in Portugal.