The Ukrainian beach soccer team played its first friendly match against the home team in the Japanese city of Akashi.
Meeting ended with the victory of the Japanese with a score of 4:2, reports Ukrinform.
Goals: Ozu Moreira (15th minute), Oba (26), Akaguma (29), Yamaguchi (32) – Levchenko (16), Voytenko (25).
Ukraine: Nerush, Kovalenko, Korniychuk, Voytok, Medvid, Voytenko, Zavorotny, Pashko, Levchenko, Verbytskyi, Borsuk, Shchytnyk.
Japan is in fourth place in the world ranking of national beach soccer teams, Ukraine is in 17th position.
The second control match between the national teams of Japan and Ukraine will take place in Annecy on October 2 (start – at 8:00 a.m. Kyiv time).