It has been announced that Italy will play a friendly match against Ukraine on March 29 in Kiev.
Cesare Prandelli is taking his side to Eastern Europe for the international test against Andriy Shevchenko's squad.
The news was confirmed by FIGC President Giancarlo Abete this evening.
In a curious twist, the friendly with Ukraine comes just days after a crunch Euro 2012 qualifier.
The Azzurri will face Slovenia in Ljubljana on Friday March 25.
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