Our rival in the first preliminary stage of a cup of Ukraine on soccer - "Olky" (Melitopol) - in the last championship of Ukraine took the seventh place in group "B" of the second league.
In 34 matches at "Olkom" 14 victories, 8 draw, 12 defeats, balls 40-43, are gathered 50 points. The best sniper of team Konstantin Dudchenko hammered 12 balls in 20 matches. The Olkom team plays house matches at Spartak stadium (contains 5 thousand audience).
In Cups of Ukraine melitopolets, for example, so acted in two last draws. In a season 2007-2008 "Olky" at first "Chemist" (Krasnoperekopsk) - 2:0, and then, also on a visit on a visit changed, conceded to "Knyazhe" (Happy) - 0:1.
In last year's draw melitopolets on start won two victories in native walls - over "Dnepr - 75" (Dnepropetrovsk) - 2:0 and over "Unity" (Pliski) - 4:0. And in 1/16 finals, besides - houses, lost to Kiev "Dynamo" - 0:5.
In the championships of Ukraine of IFC "Nikolaev" and "Olky" met in a season 2005-2006 in the second league (group "B"). Nikolayevtsa won on departure with the score 2:0, and at home - 3:0.
The head coach of IFC "Nikolaev" Mikhail Kalita on a question as it regards a lot of the first preliminary stage of a cup of Ukraine, answered:
- It is impossible to divide teams on strong and weak, each rival deserves respect. Besides, the destiny of the permit in the following stage of draw is decided by only one meeting. To play houses, with support of fans it is certainly more preferable. But to a meeting with "Olkom" we are adjusted seriously. Besides, this duel - the last rehearsal before start of the championship of Ukraine.