FC Knyazha Shchaslyve

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Knyazha Schaslyve
Logo of Knyazha.jpg
Full name FC Knyazha Schaslyve
Nickname(s) Kniazi
Founded 5 July 2005
Ground Kniazha Arena, Schaslyve, Kiev Oblast
Ground Capacity 1000
Chairman Ukraine Yuriy Kindzerskyi
Coach Ukraine Vitaliy Levchenko
League Ukrainian First League
2008–09 17th (Withdrew)

FC Knyazha Shchaslyve is a Ukrainian football team based in the village of Shchaslyve (to the west of Boryspil), in the Kiev Oblast of Ukraine, that competed in the professional leagues.

History[edit]

After the winter break before the resumption of competition in March 2009 the administration of FC Knyazha Schaslyve removed both the main club from the Ukrainian First League and its reserve team FC Knyazha-2 Schaslyve from the Ukrainian Second League.[1]

The administration indicated that the club would not cease to exist but would restructure and function in some form, especially at the junior or youth levels.[2]

It was founded in 2005. Knyazha won the Ukrainian Second League Group A championship in the 2007/08 season and were promoted to the Ukrainian First League. After the promotion of Knyazha to the Ukrainian First League, the club entered FC Knyazha-2 Schaslyve in the Ukrainian Second League which is to train up young players for the main team.[3]

Sponsors[edit]

Kniazha, Dobromyl, Hyleys, and others.

Honors[edit]

2007/08 Champions Group A

League and cup history[edit]

Season Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Domestic Cup Europe Notes
2005–06 3rd "A" 12 28 6 11 11 32 35 29 1/64 finals
2006–07 3rd "A" 5 28 14 9 5 34 24 51 1/32 finals
2007–08 3rd "A" 1 30 24 5 1 70 13 77 1/16 finals Promoted
2008–09 2nd 17 32 5 5 22 22 23 20 1/16 finals Withdrew[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes #6 ; Accessed 25 March 2009
  2. ^ (Ukrainian) Ми йдемо, щоби повернутись! (We're moving forward, so that we return) – Official website of Knyazha; Accessed 28 March 2009
  3. ^ (Ukrainian) Historic Premier of Knyazha-2 – Official website of Knyazha; Accessed 9 July 2008

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