Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Ukraine footballer: Victory over Belarus to be dedicated to Ukrainian army

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"Victory over Belarus national team in the 2016 European Championship qualifer will be dedicated by Ukraine players to the fans and the guys fighting at the front," said the midfielder at a press conference in Minsk on 8 October.

"You know perfectly well that there are no indifferent people, especially in the national team. We have representatives of Donetsk "Shakhtar", where all the events are happening. Guys discuss it. We live in a country where there is a lot of diverse information, and it affects the guys," added head coach of Ukraine Mykhailo Fomenko to the words of Konoplyanka. According to the coach, the match in Barysau will not be easy, reports BelaPAN.

Match between Belarus and Ukraine in the second round of the European Championship 2016 qualifying tournament will start in Barysau-Arena at 21:45 on October 9.