Oleksandr Pavlovych Yakovenko

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Oleksandr Yakovenko
Personal information
Full name Oleksandr Pavlovych Yakovenko
Date of birth (1987-06-23) 23 June 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Málaga
(on loan from Fiorentina)
Number 10
Youth career
1999–2003 FC Lokomotyv-MSM-OMIKS Kyiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Metalist Kharkiv 8 (1)
2005–2006 Lierse 24 (2)
2006–2008 Racing Genk 14 (0)
2008 Anderlecht (loan) 3 (0)
2008–2013 Anderlecht 23 (6)
2009–2011 Westerlo (loan) 57 (13)
2012 OH Leuven (loan) 13 (3)
2013– Fiorentina 3 (0)
2014 Málaga (loan) 9 (1)
National team
2002 Ukraine-15 3 (0)
2003 Ukraine-16 5 (3)
2002–2004 Ukraine-17 17 (3)
2005 Ukraine-18 5 (3)
2005 Ukraine-19 6 (2)
2006–2008 Ukraine-21 9 (0)
2010– Ukraine 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 February 2014

Oleksandr Pavlovych Yakovenko[1] (Ukrainian: Олександр Павлович Яковенко; born 23 June 1987) is a Ukrainian footballer who plays for Málaga CF in La Liga, on loan from ACF Fiorentina, as a left winger.

He has also played for FC Metalist Kharkiv, and SK Lierse in the past. In the January Transfer window for the 2007-2008 season, he was loaned out to Anderlecht and made an immediate impact constantly being selected as a starter as well as scoring goals in the domestic league and the UEFA Cup. The following summer Anderlecht signed him on a four year full-time contract.

After being loaned out for two seasons to Westerlo, Iakovenko chose to be loaned out to Oud-Heverlee Leuven in 2012.[2]

Personal life[edit]

He is the older son of the former Ukrainian footballer and current coach Pavlo Yakovenko. His younger brother Yuriy Yakovenko is also footballer[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ His name is sometimes transliterated as Alexander Yakovenko or Oleksandr Iakovenko.
  2. ^ "Iakovenko to play at Den Dreef" (in dutch). sporza.be. 2012-01-26. 
  3. ^ "Олександр Яковенко: Я був присутнім на пологах свого сина" (in Ukrainian). gold-football.at.ua. 2010-10-07. 

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