The feast of the Intercession of the blessed virgin, which in our country is the Day of defender of Ukraine, “blue-yellow” started with a visit to the Military medical clinical centre of Northern region in Kharkiv.
In a Military hospital in Kharkiv for treatment are 100 people, twenty of which – after a serious injury received during the execution of combat tasks in the area of Operations of the combined Forces (EP), the official website of the FFU.
Head coach Andrey Shevchenko, his assistant Olexandr shovkovskyi, captain Andriy Pyatov, players Taras Stepanenko and Roman Yaremchuk visited the soldiers in the wards, wishing them a speedy recovery so that in the near future come to support the national team on the stadium, and, of course, congratulating with the Holiday of Pokrov. By the way, Andriy Shevchenko gave to the hospital of 50 tickets for the match Ukraine – Czech Republic, so the patients who are physically able to come to the arena, support the blue and yellow already in the next match on October 16. Also the collections brought other gifts – t-shirts, national teams, balls with autographs of our players, souvenir.
One of the goals the guys have transferred to a mobile hospital, which provides primary care in a combat zone environmental protection in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
It was obvious that the soldiers are very pleased that our players and coaches. Important this visit for the coaches and players, who have repeatedly noted that without the daily protection of the Ukrainian territory and the national values it would be impossible to speak neither about peace nor about the existence of the state.
Andriy Shevchenko (coach of Ukraine): “we Congratulate you, a low bow from the whole team, from all the guys. Your feat is invaluable. We really appreciate what you do for the state and for the Ukrainian nation. We count on your support – so far on TV, but I want as soon as possible to see you at the stadium!”
Taras Stepanenko (midfielder, Ukraine): “I Can assure you that all the boys will give their one hundred percent in order to win the match against the Czechs, to give positive emotions to all our fans, first and foremost to you, our heroes who protect the country, not sparing of their health”.
Yuri Podolyan (chief of the military hospital): “We are very grateful to the Ukrainian team for such attention and support. You have no idea how strong psychological lift experienced by the patients after such visits. Recovery just goes faster! Thanks to Andrew Shevchenko and all the guys for the wonderful Holiday greetings to Ukrainian troops and Cover.”
After mutual words of support and emotional charge from fighters to win the match with the Czech Republic compilations, patients and doctors at the hospital took pictures on a good memory. The national team returned to its location. Today in the work programme – evening workout.