The Ukrainian national team is preparing in Cardiff for the crucial qualifier for the 2022 World Cup. Dinamo defender Oleksandr Karavaev shared the latest news from the national team camp.
Oleksandr Karavaev thanked the defenders of Ukraine for their support / Photo: Reuters, College: Today
The Ukrainian national team managed to win in Scotland with a score of 3: 1 in the play-off match of the 2022 World Cup. This allowed the wings of Alexander Petrakov to reach the qualifying final, where a ticket to the World Cup will be drawn in the battle with Wales on June 5.
Yesterday, ‘Yellow Blue’ arrived in the Welsh capital Cardiff. The national team players were able to train on Welsh soil in preparation for the crucial match.
Dinamo Kyiv defender Oleksandr Karavaev, who celebrated his 30th birthday on June 2, shared his impressions of the match with Scotland.
“We traveled to Wales very well, it took a while. Here we have all the conditions to live and recover. Everything is at a high level, so our mood is positive. I feel good, I feel young.
I am 30 years old, but I have a lot of strength and energy, I want to play and train. Now we have it for this All possibilities and all this thanks to our armed forceswho defend the Ukrainian state, independence and honor. They are fighting there at the front, and we have to prove our place that we are the only independent nation.
Before the game with Scotland, I remembered that the next day was my birthday. Of course, I wanted only victories, but also I wanted to stand out with effective actions. And it worked for me. But nevertheless, all thoughts about the difficult times today.
However, I’m sure of it Our victory is not out of reach, whether on the football field or up front. “Our armed forces show courage and courage, and this gives us more strength and motivation,” Karavaev said in an interview with the press service of the Union of Armed Forces.
We reported earlier that the captain of the Ukrainian national team, Andriy Yarmolenko, auctioned the prize for the match with Scotland. All proceeds from the sale will go to the United24 platform, which aims to raise charitable donations to restore Ukraine from the devastating effects of the Russian military invasion.
It is noteworthy that the final match of the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup between Wales and Ukraine will be held on June 5 in Cardiff. The beginning of the meeting It’s 19.00 Kyiv Time |
Watch how Ukraine beat Scotland