In 2019 Parimatch stepped up its support for Ukrainian football and partnered with one of the leaders of the Ukrainian Premier League, Desna FC. The Chernihiv-based team became the fifth football club in the Parimatch partner pool.
Desna is one of the most successful newbies in the Ukrainian Premier League. In the 2019/20 season Desna competed with the grandees of domestic football on par. In the second year’s rounds in the elite league, the Chernihiv club earned a ticket to European Cups.