Profile of Shakhtar Donetsk football club

by on March 17, 2011
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Shakhtar Donetsk football club

Shakhtar Donetsk football club has recently wowed the world with it’s recent string of performances showing great character and achieving victories against top notch clubs such as Arsenal football club and AS Roma football club. The Ukraine based club, Shakhtar Donestsk football club was founded in 1936 and is also known by the nickname of ‘Hirnyky (MINERS). Shakhtar Donetsk football club is gaining large popularity under current coach Mircea Lucescu who has strengthened the team by making new signing and also utilized effective tactics to bring consistency in the performances of the team.

The Shakhtar Donetsk FC has also won a significant number of trophies since their establishment as a professional football club and play their home fixtures at the Donbass arena which can accommodate over 51,000 fans. Shaktar Donetsk FC is currently owned by Rinat Akhmetov. Shakhtar football club has a talented squad that has ensured qualification for the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League after beating AS Roma football club. Shakhtar Donetsk football club has also won their domestic Ukrainian league in the 200/10 season. The kit of Shakhtar Donetsk football club consist of black, orange and white as the primary colours. The home kit is a striped jersey consisting of black and orange colours with black shorts while the away kit consists of black shots and white jersey.

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