In support of Ukraine. Zinchenko and Shevchenko organize a match of stars in London
Oleksandr Zinchenko, the Ukrainian defender of London "Arsenal" has joined the team of ambassadors of fundraising platform UNITED24. Aleksandr together with his former coach of Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko has initiated a charity Game4Ukraine match with the participation of world soccer stars in London.
The game will take place on August 5 at the home stadium of Chelsea - Stamford Bridge. Its goal is to raise funds for the restoration of the Mikhailo-Kotsyubinsk Lyceum in Chernihiv region. Shevchenko and Zinchenko will captain the blue and yellow teams.
The match will feature both famous players of our time and legends of soccer.
"I support the initiative of Andriy Shevchenko and Oleksandr Zinchenko to hold a charity match in London. Game4Ukraine at Stamford Bridge is an opportunity for the world soccer community to unite, show their solidarity and help Ukraine, help our children to return to their school desks, and again draw the attention of the whole world society to the war," commented on such an initiative Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The names of the players who will take part in Game4Ukraine will appear on the website UNITED24 and Game4Ukraine. Free broadcasting of the match for Ukrainians will provide media service MEGOGO. For those who won't be able to join the match live, but would like to support the charity event, there is the option of donating UAH 240 - in this way you can take part in the draw of T-shirts, in which the players will take to the pitch, and then leave their autographs on them.
Recall that St. Michael's Lyceum was shelled by Russian troops on March 4, 2022. A rocket passed through the second and first floors.
Fortunately, people were sheltered and unharmed. However, not much remained of the building itself. The roof was almost 90% destroyed, half of the windows were broken, and the computer science, physics, chemistry, and utility rooms were completely destroyed. Another hit was on the sports ground.