Former Odessa beach soccer president killed in airstrike

Oleksandr Shyshkov died on Friday in the city of Odessa following shelling in the area

The beach soccer family was dealt a devastating blow today by the tragic news of the death of Oleksandr Shyshkov, former president of the Association of Ukrainian Beach Soccer of Odessa.

The news was released on Friday by the Ukrainian Beach Soccer Association.

Shyshkov was also an ex-player, representing the Ukraine national team in 2005, appearing in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

Beach Soccer Worldwide sends its condolences to the family and friends in this deeply sad moment, and we hope for peace prevails in the region soon.

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