Odessa “Chernomorets” in the 2018-2019 season will speak in the elite division of the championship of Ukraine on football.
Place in the Premier League Chornomorets received after withdrawing from the tournament’s “Poltava”. The club from the same city refused to play in the Premier League from-for not admission of the stadium “locomotive”.
Representatives of the Premier League in the vote to choose between “Chernomorets” and “Star”. Unanimous support was received for the club from Odessa.
For inclusion in the Premier League also claimed “Ingulets” and “Phoenix” (ex-“Steel). Both clubs are unable to meet the requirements of the rules of the tournament.
“Taking these decisions, we were guided by considerations of integrity and continuity of our competitions. As the new season starts
in less than a month, we had to act quickly, steadily following the rules and regulations of the League,” commented the reshuffle of Poltava and Chornomorets new Premier-League President Thomas Grimm.In the Premier League Chornomorets returns to the updated version. The President of the “Sailors” Leonid Klimov left the team, and the new head of the club will be Vadim Novinsky, known for his work in “Sevastopol”.