‘Shakhtar Girls Team’ programme – Shakhtar Social Foundation
Shakhtar Social created FC Shakhtar Girls Team in December 2018. The team includes 25 girls, well-talented players aged 7-8 years old. The programme is implemented in tandem with United Nations Population Fund in Ukraine (UNFPA Ukraine), standing for development of girls’ football in Ukraine and promoting gender equality. FC Shakhtar Girls Team is a future basis of a professional women’s team FC Shakhtar to be founded in 2026. The team is based in Kharkiv and players participate in Masterball Cup constantly.