Oleksandr Holovko

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Oleksandr Holovko
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Personal information
Full name Oleksandr Borysovych Holovko
Date of birth (1972-01-06) 6 January 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Kherson, Soviet Union
Playing position Centre back
Youth career
1990–1993 Tavriya Simferopol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1995 Tavriya Simferopol 108 (3)
1995–2004 Dynamo Kyiv 230 (9)
2004–2005 Qingdao Beilaite (P.R. China) 19 (0)
2004–2006 Tavriya Simferopol 32 (0)
National team
1994–2005[1] Ukraine 58 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Oleksandr Holovko (Ukrainian: Олександр Борисович Головко, born 6 January 1972 in Kherson) is a former Ukrainian football defender who last played for Tavriya Simferopol, In his career he played in the centre-back position.[2] Holovko also used to be a regular start-up for the Ukrainian national football team.

Career[edit]

Holovko has played for three clubs, Tavriya Simferopol, Dynamo Kyiv and Qingdao Beilaite (P.R. China). A top notch central or right defender, Holovko helped lead Dynamo Kyiv to many victories in the UEFA Champions League, cumulating in a semifinal finish in 1998–1999. He was also a regular member of the Ukraine national football team from 1995 to 2004, having appeared in 58 international matches (among the cap leaders for Ukraine).

Currently is the coach of the Ukrainian Under 16 Youth National Team. This team will competed in September 2008 for qualification to the 2009 UEFA U-17 Championships.

As for playing his career, he stopped his career at the age 38.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olexandr Holovko - International Appearances". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 
  2. ^ "Dynamo Kyiv '99: What happened next?". FourFourTwo. 17 March 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 

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