War in Ukraine. A month after the start of the conflict, a Ukrainian football team will play again


For the first time in a month, and the start of the war in Ukraine, a Ukrainian football team will play again. This is the U19 team of Dynamo kyiv, whose Youth League Round of 16 against Sporting Lisbon will be played on neutral ground.

Dynamo Kyiv will be the first Ukrainian team to play football again
Dynamo kyiv will be the first Ukrainian team to play football again | PHOTO: ILLUSTRATION / OUEST-FRANCE


  • Le Dynamo Kiev va être la première équipe ukrainienne à rejouer au football
    Le Dynamo Kiev va être la première équipe ukrainienne à rejouer au football | PHOTO : ILLUSTRATION / OUEST-FRANCE

The war in Ukraine had terrible consequences for the football world. All competitions have stopped in the face of the very complete geopolitical situation. Hope can finally resume, for the first time in more than a month: a Ukrainian football team will be able to play again, during a match on neutral ground.

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Dynamo Kyiv cause for hope

The first club to return to competition in Ukraine will therefore be Dynamo kyiv through its players under the age of nineteen. The formation of the Ukrainian capital will play its 8th final of the Youth League, against Sporting Lisbon, on April 10th. The match will take place on neutral ground, in Bucharest (Romania). This was possible thanks to the proposal of the owner of Steaua Bucharest, who had offered to host the Ukrainian team, taking on all the costs.

War in Ukraine. A month after the start of the conflict, a Ukrainian football team will play again

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