We did only half of job, qualification playoffs to be tough, - Ukraine's coach

Source : 112 Ukraine

Oleksandr Petrakov claims his squad is happy about making it to the qualification playoffs of FIFA World Cup 2022
13:22, 17 November 2021

Coach of Ukrainian U20 World Cup team Oleksandr Petrakov
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Head coach of Ukraine's national football team Oleksandr Petrakov commented on the victory in the match against Bosnia and Herzegovina; this allowed Ukrainians to join the playoffs of the qualification for FIFA World Cup 2022. 

The press office of the Ukrainian Association of Football cited Petrakov who shared his views on the recent victory and the following games in the qualification playoffs.

"I'm really happy that we made it to the playoffs. I'd like to congratulate my boys on what they did, and to thank my coach staff; they did a great job by helping me. And I'd like to congratulate all fans of [the national team of] Ukraine, all the common folks", he said. "It was a nervous match, exactly as I surmised. It was a nervous, result-oriented game".

Related: Football: Ukraine's national team in FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification playoffs

Speaking about his plans and strategies for qualification playoffs, Petrakov said the following: "I have no plans, I am the acting coach. I don't know what comes next. I know the guys are not afraid of anyone. We've got a good team. We'll stand up and play whoever we face. Our goal is to go to Qatar". 

Related: Ukraine could play against Italy or Portugal in FIFA World Cup qualification playoffs

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