The first charity match within the Shakhtar Global Tour for Peace in Ukraine
This of course comes with Ukraine’s clubs currently unable to compete in any competitions following Russia’s invasion of the country on the 24th of February, 2022.
Ukraine’s national team are too yet to learn their World Cup fate as the country’s playoff clash with Scotland has been pushed back to June because of the war.
All proceeds from the Shakhtar Global Tour for Peace fixtures will be spent on humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine. The charity tour is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, and the SkyUp Airlines.
“This is the first of a series of friendly matches between the Ukrainian team and top clubs in Europe and America. Fans can come to the stadium with their season ticket or with a single ticket worth 10 euros. All proceeds from the fight will be donated to financially supporting the refugees.”