We will remind, in the middle of last week Pervomaiskoye Naftovik-Ukrnafta and FC Poltava are unable to prepare the field for matches 1 / 4 finals. The matches took place, respectively with Dynamo and Shakhtar. The Donetsk club is actively pursued to Poltava awarded a technical defeat, but the FTC decided that the matches will take place, it will happen only in the spring.
Earlier, the President of UPL Geninson stated that the available dates in the calendar for spring no.
“We have long argued that can be considered force majeure. Must understand that if the heating field is not mandatory for clubs participating in this tournament, but that doesn’t mean they should move the games to other stadiums,” said Shumilov in comments to the TV channel Football 1.
“They did everything that depended on them, and the weather is quite changeable factor. Not talking about that just was cold, and the clubs don’t have time to pick up the snow, it was cold, and with high humidity this led to the fact that the field was frozen. Based on this, we decided such circumstances to recognize force majeure”, — concluded the head of the CDC.