FIFA president congratulated Shakhtar

Friday, May 19, 2017



Gianni Infantino sent a congratulatory letter to the club

“FC Shakhtar Donetsk are the 2016/17 Ukrainian champions. It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to FC Shakhtar Donetsk on winning their 10th championship title overall!

This title is the result of the determination of everyone involved and my congratulations go to the players, the coach, the administration, the entire technical and medical staff as well as the fans for this great achievement.

On behalf of the entire football community, I would like to thank FC Shakhtar Donetsk and your association for helping to spread the positive message of football.” – the FIFA president wrote in the letter.

This season, the Pitmen have claimed the Ukrainian Champions title for the tenth time in their history, also winning their 11th domestic cup  on May 17.