The men’s team won the bronze medal at the last European Championship in Lloret de Mar and their goal is to reach semi-finals this year. They will play the first game against Sweden, while the Ukraine women’s team will compete with Norway.
The semi-final match between Croatia and Ukraine was the most effective match at the European Championship in Lloret de Mar with 116 points in total. Ukraine also won the Fair play title at the EURO in Denmark, in 2013.
„Head coach of the men’s team is Oleg Sych and key players are left wing Oleksandr Poltoratskyi and goalkeeper Iurii Shamrylo. Our group is the same as other group“, stated the officials in Ukraine’s team.
Oleksandr Poltoratskyi was the member of an All-star team of the EURO in 2013 where he also was the best shooter with scoring 145 points in total.
Valentyn Vakula is head coach of the women’s team where key players are right winger Olga Laiuk and goalkeeper Valeriia Zoria. Their goal is to reach the semi-finals.
We will see on sand courts at Jarun Lake if Ukraine can catch their goals.