KIEV. June 12. KAZINFORM Veteran striker Andriy Shevchenko scored twice to give Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine a dramatic 2-1 comeback win over Sweden in their first-ever appearance in the championships, according to RIA Novosti.
The former Chelsea and AC Milan striker, 35, hit the mark with two headers in seven second-half minutes, canceling out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's short-range opener.
Sweden missed two golden chances late on to level it through substitute Christian Wilhelmsson and defender Olof Mellberg.
Ukraine go top in Group D after England and France played out a 1-1 draw in Donetsk.
The Ukrainians face an even tougher test in the shape of France on Friday, when Sweden and England clash in Kiev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan reached the third round of the 2016 Wimbledon in London yesterday, Kazinform refers to Sports.kz.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM By the EXPO-2017, the capacity of the Astana Airport will exceed 7 mln passengers per annum, according to Minister of Investments and Development Zhenis Kassymbek.