Sergei Kornilenko

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Aleksandrovich and the family name is Kornilenko.
Sergei Kornilenko
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Kornilenko playing for Zenit St. Petersburg in 2009
Personal information
Full name Sergei Aleksandrovich Kornilenko
Date of birth (1983-06-14) 14 June 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Vitebsk, Belarusian SSR
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Krylia Sovetov Samara
Number 8
Youth career
Dinamo Minsk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Lokomotiv-96 Vitebsk 4 (0)
2001–2003 Dinamo Minsk 46 (23)
2004 Dynamo Kyiv 12 (2)
2005–2008 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 88 (25)
2008–2009 Tom Tomsk 13 (6)
2009–2011 Zenit St. Petersburg 11 (1)
2010 Tom Tomsk (loan) 15 (11)
2010 Rubin Kazan (loan) 8 (3)
2011 Blackpool (loan) 6 (0)
2011– Krylia Sovetov Samara 69 (17)
National team
2003–2005 Belarus U21 17 (6)
2012 Belarus Olympic 4 (0)
2004– Belarus 60 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 October 2013

Sergei Aleksandrovich Kornilenko (Belarusian: Сяргей Аляксандравіч Карніленка; born 14 June 1983) is a Belarusian professional footballer who plays as a striker for FC Krylia Sovetov Samara of the Russian Premier League. In Belarus, both Belarusian and Russian languages are official. Thus his name, usually transliterated as Sergei Kornilenko (Russian: Серге́й Корниленко), can be alternatively spelled as Syarhey Karnilenka (Belarusian: Сяргей Карніленка).

Career[edit]

Vitebsk-born Kornilenko began his career in his native Belarus as a trainee with FC Dinamo Minsk before joining his hometown club. After an unsuccessful half a season with Vitebsk he returned to Minsk, where he spent three seasons before moving to Ukraine with Dynamo Kyiv and Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.

In 2008 he moved to the Russian Premier League with FC Tom Tomsk, with whom he enjoyed a successful first season. On 19 July 2009 FC Zenit signed the striker until December 2013. The Russian club had needed a new striker after a serious injury to Danny and after transfer listing Fatih Tekke. On 9 March 2010 Kornilenko was loaned back to Tom Tomsk for the remainder of the 2009–10 season. He returned to Zenit in the summer of 2010 but was loaned out again, this time to Rubin Kazan, until January 2011. On 31 January 2011, Kornilenko signed on loan for English Premier League club Blackpool, turning down a move to Standard Liege in the process.[2] In June 2011, he signed a contract with Russian Premier League club Krylia Sovetov Samara.[3]

International career[edit]

Kornilenko is a regular member of the Belarus national football team, earning his first cap in 2004. He is currently the fourth-highest scorer for his country in their history with twelve goals as of July 2012.

In the summer of 2012 he was selected as one of the over aged players to represent Belarus at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London to participate in the Men's football tournament.[4]

International goals[edit]

Honours[edit]

Dinamo Minsk

Dynamo Kyiv

Zenit St. Petersburg

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kc-camapa.ru/cgi-bin/pls.cgi?n=6829
  2. ^ "Kornilenko coup" – Blackpool F.C.'s official website, 4 February 2011
  3. ^ "Сяргей Карніленка перайшоў у самарскія «Крылы Саветаў". nn.by. 25 June 2011. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Men's Olympic Football Tournament London 2012 – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 13 July 2012. p. 1. Retrieved 14 July 2012. 

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