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Player Replacement: Ukraine

MR 003IS

Ukraine replace Serhiy FEDOROV with Oleksandr IATSENKO

FIFA Berlin, 30 May 2006 –

FIFA has complied with a request from the Football Federation of Ukraine to replace player no. 3, Serhiy FEDOROV, who is not fit to participate in the 2006 FIFA World Cup(TM).

He will be replaced by

  • Oleksandr IATSENKO

  • 24.02.1985

  • Kharkiv, UKR

Member associations are allowed to replace injured or sick players up to twenty-four hours prior to the team's opening match provided that their medical condition has been ratified by the FIFA Sports Medical Committee.

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 30 May 2006