Stadium Nika is the home stadium for the Olexandria football club from the city of the same name. It can hold almost 6000 spectators.
FC Shakhtar Donetsk
The team has played under the following names: Stakhanovets (1936-1946), Shakhtyor (1946-1992) and FC Shakhtar (since 1992).
The club was originally formed in May 1936 and was initially named Stakhanovets after Oleksiy Stakhanov, a legendary coal-miner in the Donbass distinguished for his prominently hard work. The first success