Ukraine EURO 2016 Team Overview
Ukraine EURO 2016 Team Overview – Are you the one who waits for the performance of Ukraine EURO 2016 team? Well, the team has been described as underdog team somehow. However, there is a player who plays at prestigious European football club, Dynamo Kiev. The player is Yarmolenko. Just because Ukraine is underrated, it doesn’t mean that team with no good performance as well. let’s find out more to know about them!
The chief coach
Mykhayo Fomenko has been chosen as the head coach of Ukraine EURO 2016 team. He used to play with Dynamo Kiev and became the top scorer n 1993. Before being coach for Ukraine, he was the coach of Guinea. In 2012 he was officially chosen as the head coach of Ukraine. For your information, he has lots of experience with Dynamo Kiev as the club won the hat trick to win the Soviet tittles as well as bronze medal at 1976 Olympics.
He is discipline coach as he demands a great commitment on his own fluid coaching style to win the ball back. He successfully took over six qualification games for 2014World Cup in Brazil, won five of them and also a draw with England to complete the runner up of the group. They received home victory with 2-0 in the first leg against France but they were lost 3-0 in away match
How Ukraine qualified
Ukraine was in Group C behind Slovakia and Spain. Slovakia’s home defeat made them to run to be the second before being lost to Spain with 1-0. However, this loss still makes them to run to the qualification finals at EURO 2016. They successfully kept their six sheets within ten matches.
A Dynamo Kiev’s player Yevhen Kacheridi and Yaroslav Rakitskiy who plays for Shaktar Donetsk have great stability. After years of injury, Artem Kravets now is ready to fight for the tournament this summer. Above all, the contribution of Andriy Yarmalenko who currently plays for Dynamo Kiev scored three of fourteen goals, made his team to have 3-1 aggregate victory against Slovenia.
The history of the tournaments
As Ukraine is co-host with Poland right in 2012, they actually won the opening game against Sweden. It was helped by the goals scored by Andriy Shevchenko in last inute. They were defeated by France and they had to defeat England to go through in the last game of the group.