|By PR Newswire||
|October 11, 2013 07:11 PM EDT||
KHARKIV, Ukraine, October 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Ukraine's national football team moved a step closer to the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil, after its convincing 1-0 win over the Polish national team. Played at full capacity in the 40,000-seat Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv, Ukraine, luck and fan support were definitely on the side of the Ukrainian team with more than 39,000 fans on the arena.
Edmar, midfielder for FC Metalist and Ukrainian national team: "A big win for our team that improves our chances for a straight trip to Brazil. It was a remarkable match for both teams. I am glad that it took place on the Metalist Stadium and that fans could attend it. Big thanks to our national team and to all the fans! The atmosphere was outstanding! I am also very thankful to all the stadium services, they did a really great job and the match was organized on the highest level."
About the stadium:
Metalist Stadium is the modern sports complex, which has a main and sub-football fields, 6 gyms, health-recover centre, and a hotel for players. Metalist Stadium, owned by the President of FC Metalist Ukrainian businessman Mr. Sergey Kurchenko, is the main object of Kharkiv football and has a capacity of 40 000 seats.
FC Metalist press service