The coronavirus tests of Ukraine National Team goalkeepers Andriy Pyatov, Andriy Lunin and Yuriy Pankiv were positive. Oleksandr Shovkovskiy, who was in the blue-yellow team because of the only healthy goalkeeper, Georgiy Bushchan, took part in the France match.
Despite being called into the squad, Shovkoskiy, who defended his country’s national team 92 times between 1994 and 2012, was not needed against France.
The 45-year-old net keeper finished the match on the bench.
While the Ukrainian Football Association made a statement on the subject, “Oleksandr Shovkovskiy quit football in December 2016, but maintains his physical form and constantly does his individual training.” was said.
KIEV CARAMBALL COMES TO SMART
In the last minutes of the UEFA Europa League match played between Beşiktaş and Dinamo Kiev on November 3, 2011, there was an incredible carom in Beşiktaş castle, black and whites managed to prevent 7 shots of Dynamo Kiev in the carom that lasted for about 30 seconds.
Shovkovskiy, who was looking for a goal in the match that Beşiktaş won 1-0, also flew and hit the ball, but the ball returned from his teammate.