DUFL: Academy's teams reached the final stage

Monday, June 12, 2017



In the Ukrainian Children's and Youth Football League, the participants and dates for the finals in each of four age categories have been decided. Shakhtar Academy’s teams have successfully come through the play-offs stage to play at the decisive stage of the competitions

Shakhtar U17 managed by Henadii Zubov and Oleksandr Alimov defeated Mykolaiv-based Torpedo twice.

June 3. Torpedo 0-4 Shakhtar

Goals: Apanchuk, Shevtsov, Litovchenko, Dobrohotov

June 10. Shakhtar 5-1 Torpedo

Goals: Mohylnyi, Holod, Muravskyi, Litovchenko, Shushko

The final stage of U17 league will be held in Uzhhorod from June 25 to July 1. Donetsk team’s opponents will be UFC-Olimpik (Kharkiv), Karpaty (Lviv) and OK named after I. Piddubnyi (Kyiv).

Shakhtar U16 under the management of Anatoliy Skyrchuk and Oleksandr Koval beat Odesa Chornomorets in the play-offs.

June 4. Chornomorets 0-2 Shakhtar

Goals: Kovtun, Rudavskyi

June 11. Shakhtar 3-0 Chornomorets

Goals: Biblyk, Mudryk (2)

In the final round, the Orange-and-Blacks are to meet with UFC-Karpaty (Lviv), Zmina-Obolon (Kyiv) and Dnipro (Dnipro). All encounters will be held in Zaporizhya from June 15 to June 24.

Shakhtar U15 under the management of Ihor Leonov and Andrii Zabolotnyi thrashed Kropyvnytskyi-based Zirka.

June 3. Shakhtar 6-0 Zirka

Goals: Svityukha (3), Gladkovskyi (2), Goncharuk

June 10th. Zirka 1-3 Shakhtar

Goals: Svityukha (2), Shysh

From June 25 to July 4, Shakhtar will play in Svalyava. At the group stage, they have fixtures versus Karpaty (Lviv), Zmina-Obolon (Kyiv) and Dynamo (Kyiv) ahead of them.

Shakhtar U14, managed by Oleksandr Ladeiko and Oscar Ratulutra, proved to be stronger than Dnipro UFC in both play-off clashes.

June 4. UFC Dnipro 0-1 Shakhtar

Goal: Skybynskyi

June 11. Shakhtar 2-0 UFC Dnipro

Goals: Ocheretko, Babeshko

On June 14-24, young Donetsk players are waiting for the final stage, where they will lock horns with UFC-Karpaty (Lviv), DYuSSh-11 Chornomorets (Odesa) and Zirka (Kyiv).

Group stage encounters will be held in one round. The top two sides in their quartets will advance to the league semi-finals, which will be held in one-match format, like the finals.