Oleksandr Kovpak

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Oleksandr Kovpak
Oleksandr Kovpak.jpg
Kovpak in 2009
Personal information
Full name Oleksandr Oleksandrovich Kovpak
Date of birth (1983-02-02) 2 February 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Smila, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club PFC Sevastopol
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Dnipro Cherkasy 47 (22)
2005–2010 Tavriya Simferopol 142 (41)
2011–2013 Arsenal Kyiv 53 (13)
2013– PFC Sevastopol 20 (7)
National team
2005 Ukraine-21 1 (0)
2013– Ukraine 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 October 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 August 2013

Oleksandr Kovpak (born 2 February 1983 in Smila, Cherkasy Oblast, Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian footballer who plays as a forward for PFC Sevastopol in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Career[edit]

He moved to Tavriya in the winter of 2005 from Dnipro Cherkassy.

Kovpak become the top goalscorer of the Ukrainian Premier League 2008-09 with Tavriya, having netted 17 goals.

The head coach of Ukraine's national team Oleksiy Mykhailychenko called him into the Ukrainian squad for the 2010 World Cup qualifying games versus Croatia and Kazakhstan on 6 June 2009 and 10 June 2009 respectively, but he remained an unused substitute for these matches. He finally made his debut on 2 June 2013, in the 0:0 draw with Cameroon in a friendly match after coming on as a late replacement for Roman Zozulya.[1]

During the winter break of the 2010–11 Ukrainian Premier League season he transferred to Arsenal Kyiv.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 10 July 2011
Club Season League Cup Europe Super Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tavriya Simferopol 2004–05 14 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6
2005–06 22 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 5
2006–07 26 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 30 3
2007–08 26 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 30 3
2008–09 28 17 2 1 3 0 0 0 33 18
2009–10 25 8 5 5 0 0 0 0 30 13
2010–11 14 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 16 5
Arsenal Kyiv 2010–11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 1
2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 165 47 17 7 3 0 1 0 186 54

References[edit]

  1. ^ Template:Icon English "Aleksandr Kovpak match log". soccerway.com. June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  2. ^ (Russian) "Александр Ковпак - игрок "Арсенала" (Oleksandr Kovpak - Arsenal player))". ua-football.com. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2010. 

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