Poroshenko gave the weapons to the players of the national team of Ukraine
The award was given to the athlete personally by the President after motions Federation in connection with the release of the Ukrainian team in UEFA Euro 2016, reports Ukranews.
The weapon received the players of Kiev «Dynamo» Oleg Gusev, Yevhen Khacheridi and Andriy Yarmolenko, Donetsk «Shakhtar» Andriy Pyatov and Shevchuk, FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, Ruslan rotan and Artem Fedetskiy, and the players of the national team Yevhen Seleznyov and Anatoliy Tymoshchuk.
Poroshenko signed the corresponding decree 21 November 2015, but the document has not been previously published. Following the meeting of President of Ukraine on November 22, with members of the team, it was reported that coaches and players were presented with «gifts», but the nature of the gifts was not specified.
National team of Ukraine on football for the first time in its history came in the final stage of the European championship by the results of the match against Slovenia on 17 November. Then the meeting ended in a draw with the score 1:1, but the Ukrainians won the overall victory thanks to home success with the score 2:0.
Ukrainian players will play with commands of Germany, Northern Ireland and Poland at the European championship 2016 in group C. UEFA Euro 2016 will be held in 10 French cities from June 10 to July 10 2016, said «Tape.ru».