On October 14, a match for the 3rd place of the regular Football Championship of Ukraine among the teams of the League of ATO Participants took place at Valerii Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium in Kyiv City. The team of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine “Rescuer” (Mariupol) and the team “Volyn ATO" (Lutsk) have competed in duel.
In the first half of the match the rescuers created more highlights at the opponent gate, but the implementation was not always good. Anyway, the teams went to the break with a score of 2:1 in favor of FC “Rescuer”. Mykola Yermolenko (penalty spot) and Oleksandr Potapenko scored goals for the team of rescuers. Volodymyr Robachuk scored in the team from Volyn.
In the second half, “Volyn ATO” gradually took the lead, playing better in the center and creating highlights in the penalty area of FC “Rescuer”. As a result, the goal scorer Leonid Yefremov closed the pass and shot into the far corner. Two more goals in the British style scored Leonid Yefremov and Serhii Pryk. By the end of the match, the team from Volyn kept the advantage and won 2:4.
The winner of the Championship and the Cup of Heroes of ATO became the team of the National Guard of Ukraine “Jaguar” (Kalynivka), which defeated the team of the Armed Forces of Ukraine “DonOVK” (Mariupol) with a score 4:2.
Congratulations to our team of debutants with an honorable 4th place and wish new victories.