Uncapped goalkeepers Maxym Koval (pictured) and
Oleksandr Bandura were named in Ukraine's 26-man squad announced
on Tuesday for the European Championships.
Coach Oleh Blokhin is without experienced goalkeepers
Olexandr Shovkovskiy and Andriy Dykana, who are unavailable due
to injury, while Oleksandr Rybka has been suspended for using a
Shakhtar Donetsk's Andriy Pyatov, who has made 24
appearances for Ukraine, is now considered the squad's first-choice keeper, while 36-year-old Oleksandr Goryainov has one cap
to his name which was achieved in 2010.
Forward Andriy Shevchenko, whose health problems had cast
doubt about his participation in the tournament, has been named
in the squad.
Goalkeepers: Andriy Pyatov (Shakhtar Donetsk), Oleksandr
Goryainov (FC Metalist Kharkiv), Maxym Koval (FC Dynamo Kiev),
Oleksandr Bandura (FC Metalurg Donetsk).
Defenders: Oleksandr Kucher (Shakhtar Donetsk), Yaroslav
Rakitskiy (Shakhtar Donetsk), Vyacheslav Shevchuk (Shakhtar
Donetsk), Yevhen Khacheridi (Dynamo Kiev), Taras Mikhalik
(Dynamo Kiev), Vitaliy Mandzyuk (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk),
Yevhen Selin (Vorskla), Bohdan Butko (Illychivets).
Midfielders: Olexandr Aliyev (Dynamo Kiev), Denys Garmash
(Dynamo Kiev), Oleh Gusev (Dynamo Kiev), Andriy Yarmolenko
(Dynamo Kiev), Yevhen Konoplyanka (Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk) ,
Ruslan Rotan (Dnipro), Serhiy Nazarenko (Tavriya), Taras
Stepanenko (FC Shakhtar Donetsk), Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (FC Bayern
Forwards: Artem Milevskiy (Dynamo Kiev), Andriy Shevchenko
(Dynamo Kiev), Marco Devic (FC Metalist Kharkiv), Andriy Voronin
(FC Dynamo Moscow), Yevhen Seleznyov (FC Shakhtar Donetsk).
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