Ukraine head coach, Andriy Shevchenko, has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for the September 10 international friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.
The squad will also face Lithuania in an European Championship qualifier three days before the game against the Super Eagles.
Overall, Shevchenko listed 24 players in the squad with four players placed on standby for both games.
Schalke O4 of Germany midfielder, Yevhen Konoplyanka, Shakhtar Donetsk’s Junior Moraes and highly rated goalkeeper, Andriy Pyatov are some of the big names in the squad.
Shevchenko’s 24-Man Squad
Andriy Pyatov (Shakhtar Donetsk), Denys Boyko (Dynamo Kyiv), Andriy Lunin (Valladolid)
Serhiy Kryvtso ( Shakhtar Donetsk ) Mykola Matviyenko (Shakhtar Donetsk) Serhiy Bolbat (Shakhtar Donetsk), Nikita Burda (Dyamo Kiev) Vitaliy Mykolenko (Dynamo Kiev) Oleksandr Karavaev ( Dynamo Kyiv), Ihor Plastun(Gent) Eduard Sobol (Bruges)
Yevhen Konoplyanka (Schalke, Germany), Andriy Yarmolenko (West Ham, England), Ruslan Malinowski (Atalanta, Italy), Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City, England), Roman Bezus (Gent, Belgium), Maryan Shved (Celtic, Scotland), Viktor Tsyhankov, Vladimir Shepelev, Vitaliy Buyalskyi(all Dynamo Kyiv), Taras Stepanenko (Shakhtar Donetsk) , Marlos ( Shakhtar Donetsk).
FORWARDS: Roman Yaremchuk (Gent, Belgium), Junior Moraes (Shakhtar Donetsk).
Yevhen Shakhov, Sergey Sidorchuk, Nikolay Shaparenko and Artem Besedin .