The goalkeeper “Vorskla” Paul Isenko led the team wearing the captain’s armband for the match, “Dnepr-1”. This team played the youth team, so talented 16-year-old goalkeeper honorable became captain in a duel.
In the framework of the 32nd round of the championship of Ukraine “Shakhtar Donetsk” lost to “Dnepr-1”. 16-year-old Isenko led the team on the field with the captain’s armband and became the youngest captain in the history of the Championships of Ukraine, reported the official site of “Vorskla”.
Head coach Yuri Maximov said earlier that in the last rounds of the championship will play mostly young people.
At the time of the match the goalkeeper was only 16 years 11 months and 28 days.
“Vorskla” finished the season in a crushing defeat – 3:0.
At the end of June, the enchanting Paul made his debut for Vorskla in the Ukrainian Cup semi-final with “Mariupol” and led her to the finals of the tournament by winning a penalty shoot-out. There’s Poltava in the post-match series lost to “Dinamo”, but in goal they have in this time he played Dmitri Resnik.
The interest in services of Icenko
After a bright debut for Poltava team the young goalkeeper has attracted the attention of European clubs. Isenko got to sphere of interests of the Portuguese “Benfica”.
Even before the debut of goalkeeper received an offer from Shakhtar Donetsk. But the young goalkeeper refused due to the prospects home and family.
Previously, children’s coach of 16-year-old goalkeeper Alexander Suprun told about his pupil. After the tournament, which was held in Portugal, on it there were representatives of sporting and Braga.
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