Two Ukrainian players have been killed fighting against the Russian invasion, global footballers’ union FIFPRO has confirmed.
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Sapylo was a goalkeeper with third-division side Karpaty Lviv’s youth team, while Martynenko last played for second-division side FC Hostomel.
A statement from FIFPRO on Twitter read: “Our thoughts are with the families, friends, and teammates of young Ukrainian footballers Vitalii Sapylo and Dmytro Martynenko, football’s first reported losses in this war. May they both rest in peace.”
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