The coach of the "blue-yellow" team Uģis Krastiņš has already decided on the final roster. It includes 14 volleyball players:
setters: Vitalii Shchytkov (VC "Prometey"), Yurii Synytsia ("Develi" Turkey);
outside hitters: Oleh Plotnytskyi ("Perugia" Italy), Tymofii Poluian ("Akkus Bld" Turkey), Vitalii Kucher ("Barkom-Kazhany"), Illia Kovalov ("Cuprum" Poland);
liberos: Oleksandr Boiko (VC "Prometey"), Dmytro Kanaiev ("Barkom-Kazhany");
middle blockers: Maksym Drozd ("Epicenter-Podolyany"), Yurii Semeniuk ("Project Warsaw" Poland), Dmytro Teromenko ("Tours" France), Vladyslav Shchurov ("Barkom-Kazhany");
the opposites: Vasyl Tupchii ("Barkom-Kazhany"), Yevhenii Kisiliuk ("Epicenter-Podolyany").
At the group stage, the men's national team of Ukraine will play in Group B against North Macedonia, Belgium and Croatia.
The starting match of the Ukrainians will be held on May 27 in the Polish city of Łódź, which will be the home ground for the team of Uģis Krastiņš during the tournament.
The first opponent will be the national team of North Macedonia. The match starts at 20:00 Kyiv time.
European Golden League-2023. Group stage. Group B
1 round. Łódź, Poland (Łódź Sport Arena)
May 27 (Saturday)
20:00 Ukraine - North Macedonia
2nd round Łódź, Poland (Łódź Sport Arena)
May 31 (Wednesday)
20:00 Ukraine - Croatia
3rd round Beveren, Belgium (Topsporthal Beveren)
June 3 (Saturday)
21:00 Belgium - Ukraine
4th round Zadar, Croatia (Dvorana Krešimira Ćosića)
June 11 (Sunday)
21:00 Croatia - Ukraine
5th round Łódź, Poland (Łódź Sport Arena)
June 14 (Wednesday)
20:00 Ukraine - Belgium
6th round Skopje, North Macedonia (Sport Cenert Boris Traijkovski)
June 18 (Sunday)
21:15 North Macedonia - Ukraine
In order to reach the "Final Four", the national team of Ukraine needs to take first place in Group B.
Watch all online broadcasts of matches on the Divisport Volleyball youtube channel.