Watch out, Sporting: Steaua to host Dynamo Kyiv U19 side

Gigi Becali, president of Steaua Bucharest, announced on Tuesday that his club had agreed to welcome the under-19 team of Dinamo kyiv, opponents of Sporting in the round of 16 of the UEFA Youth League.

The Romanian press guarantees that the match between Dynamo kyiv and the Leonine team will take place in Bucharest, on a date to be specified, and that the Ukrainian team will arrive in the country on Thursday.

Sporting are still awaiting a decision from UEFA on this procedure.

“Mircea Lucescu (Dínamo Kyiv coach) called me to ask if we could host Dynamo Kyiv’s junior team, but there are also three Ukrainian players who are going to train with our senior team and who can play for us. “, says Gigi Becali.

Steaua Bucharest president guarantees that one of the players in question is Dynamo captain Sergiy Sydorchuk. “And there are also two Shakhtar players who live here, because they have three children each and were able to leave Ukraine for that,” Becali added. Romanian newspapers mention the names of Taras Stepanenko and Sergiy Kryvtsov.

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