The Ukrainian top club Schachtar Donetsk prepares for charity games in Istanbul in favor of war refugees.

The first of numerous planned encounters will take place next Wednesday against the Turkish first division of Besiktas Istanbul.

Other games are planned among other things against Paris Saint-Germain and Lazio Rome. Somenchester City is also said to have agreed according to Schachtar’s vice-Besiktas Istanbul director Carlo Nicolini, to compete against Donetsk at the end of the season.

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Meanwhile, the Italian coach Roberto de Zerbi has also encountered the team. The 42-year-old had left Ukraine at the beginning of Russian attack towards Italy.

His team consists of players who could rely on Ukraine thanks to a special permit for humanitarian reasons. The approval is started for the time being until May 25th.