Usik's soccer club made it to the UPL for the first time in history
Zhytomyr soccer club "Polesie" in the 6th round of the second stage of the championship group of the First League at home defeated Kremenchuk "Kremen" (5:0) with a big score and with two rounds to go has guaranteed itself entry into the Premier League. "Polesie" scored 28 points and mathematically can not fall below the second line in the standings.
Obolon' comes second with 27 points, which also secured itself participation in the UPL next season. Last time the "brewers" played in the elite soccer division of Ukraine 10 years ago. For Polesie it is their debut in the Premier League.
The president of Polesia is Gennady Butkevich, who is one of the owners of the ATB supermarket chain.
The undefeated Ukrainian boxer Alexander Usik also plays for the Zhytomyr team. Last January, the superpower player played against Veres in Rivne at the Winter Cup tournament in Turkey.
The director of Zhytomyr club Vladimir Zagursky in one of his interviews said that Usik is Butkevich's friend, comparing the WBA, WBO, IBA and IBF champion to Karim Benzema.
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