Football in Ukraine: Introduction| History| Awards| European Competition

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Football in Ukraine: Introduction| History| Awards| European Competition

Football in Ukraine: Introduction| History| Awards| European Competition


  • Football is the number one game in Ukraine as most of Europe.
  • Association football is run by the Football Federation of Ukraine in Ukraine, which was organized in 1991.
  • To replace the Soviet SSR’s Soviet Football Federation, which was created in the 1920s as part of the Soviet system of physical culture councils. Was there.
  • The Football Federation of Ukraine is a non-governmental organization and is a member of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
  • There are several types of football: professional male and female football, amateur men and women’s football.
  • Youth leagues and children’s events (less than 13 years of age), football legends and beach football, indoor competition
  • And for students and military personnel Different Competitions Ukraine holds a large number of different national teams for various types of international competitions, including continental and world qualifications, Universidadians, youth competitions.

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Football in Ukraine: Introduction| History| Awards| European Competition

  1. Modern Ukrainian club competitions are mostly received from Soviet competitions.
  2. Split into Zbruch, the first football competition in Ukraine appeared in the 1900-1910 decade, which included part of Ukraine which was also part of the Austrian-Hungary as well as the Russian Empire.
  3. Competitions were organized in the main cities which were Lambarg (Livi), Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov (Kharkiv), and Donawas.
  4. Those competitions often include students or workers’ factory or other major employers.
  5. Competitions were postponed for some time during World War I.
  6. After the war, political conditions in Central Europe changed as the major European empires collapsed and fragmented in many smaller national states.
  7. After failing to secure its independence in 1917-1920, Ukraine was torn down by Poland and Soviet Russia.
  8. National competition for the first time was started in 1921
  9. There was a competition between city teams (city’s championship) in which the participating regional championship was represented.
  10. Some Ukrainian teams had participated in the Russian city championship, which was short lived before the First World War in 1912-14 and was.
  11. There were also Ukrainian teams participating in the Galitissan Championship that took place around that time and were the forerunners of the Polish Extrlassa League.
  12. However, due to the Polish state policy regarding national minorities of that period, Ukrainian clubs with a few exceptions did not perform well.
  13. Soon after the establishment of the Soviet Union in 1924, several Ukrainian teams participated in the Soviet Championships of the cities.
  14. In the western part of Ukraine, which was part of Austria-Hungary’s official football tournaments, began in 1905 when the first Lemberg city championship was held.
  15. After World War I and the fall of the empire, West Ukraine was canceled by the Second Polish Republic.
  16. Soviet-Ukrainian and Soviet-Polish wars prevented the competition from the 1920’s.
  17. Bukovina was part of Romania during the interval period.
  18. Chernitsi had several clubs who participated in Romanian football competitions.
  19. The most successful club was FC Dragoş Voda Cernau .i. It was an all-Romanian club. As the football club in Haliyana was ethnic based.
  20. Apart from the above clubs, there were also Jewish clubs FC Maccabi Cernau, i, FC Hakoah Cernau FCi, Polish FC Polonia Cernauţi and German DFC Jahn Cernauţi.


Football in Ukraine: Introduction| History| Awards| European Competition

2010 awards

Second symbolic team: Maxim Koval – Vitali Denisov, Milan Oberrevovic, Papa Guey, Artem Feldski – William, Fernandinho, Olekandra Aliyev, Denis Ollyk – Tyson, Artem Milesvsky – Coach: Myron Markweich

  • Weather Search – Karpaty Lviv
  • Best Rookie – Yaroslav Radtsy
  • Best Legionier – Darrijo Shrina
  • Best Ukrainian Player – Ihor Khudobyak
  • Season squad – Ukraine Under-21

European Competition

UEFA Champions League

The following teams have qualified for elimination rounds in the UEFA Champions League.

  • Dynamo Kiev (1972-73, 1975-76, 1981-82,
  • 1982-83, 1984-85, 1997-98 – Quarterfinals, 1976-77, 1986-87, 1998-99 – semi-final)
  • Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (1984-85, 1989-90 – quarter finals)
  • Shekhar Donetsk (2010-11 – Quarterfinals)

UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup

The following teams have qualified for the Elimination Round in the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.

  • Dynamo Kiev (1965-66, 1990-91 – Quarterfinals, 1974-75, 1985-86 – winners)
  • Shekhar Donetsk (1983-84 – quarter finals)

UEFA European League / UEFA Cup
The following teams have qualified for the eradication phase of the UEFA Cup.

  • Shekhar Donetsk (2008-09 – Winner; 2015-16 – Semi Finals)
  • Ninipro Dnipropetros (2014-15 – Finalists)
    Dynamo Kiev (2008-09 – Semi Finals)

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