Vitaliy Mandzyuk

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Vitaliy Mandzyuk
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Mandzyuk with Dnipro in 2011
Personal information
Full name Vitaliy Vasylyovych Mandzyuk
Date of birth (1986-01-24) 24 January 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Vilino, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre back, Right back
Club information
Current team
Dnipro
Number 5
Youth career
2000-2003 UOR Simferopol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2009 Dynamo Kyiv 22 (0)
2004 Dynamo-3 Kyiv 11 (0)
2004-2008 Dynamo-2 Kyiv 52 (3)
2008 Arsenal Kyiv (loan) 15 (0)
2010– Dnipro 95 (2)
National team
2004-2005 Ukraine-19 10 (0)
2006-2007 Ukraine-21 12 (1)
2008– Ukraine 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2013

Vitaliy Vasylyovych Mandzyuk (born 24 January 1986 in Vilino, Crimea) is a Ukrainian football defender for Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in the Ukrainian Premier League. Previously he played for Dynamo Kyiv and was on loan to Arsenal Kyiv. He is a former player for the Ukraine national under-21 football team having made 12 appearances and is currently on the senior team. He is younger brother of the player of FC Obolon Kyiv Oleksandr Mandzyuk.

Career[edit]

Dynamo Kyiv[edit]

Mandzyuk started his professional football career with Dynamo Kyiv in 2004. Going into the 2007–08 season, Mandzyuk got injured, having to undergo a surgery. This prevented from him playing for the rest of the year 2007, but he recovered to play for the second half of the season.[1]

In July 2008, Mandzyuk was loaned off to Arsenal Kyiv along with teammate Denys Oliynyk.[2]

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk[edit]

On 23 December 2009, Mandzyuk was sold to Dnipro for an undisclosed fee.[3]

International career[edit]

Mandzyuk was a regular member of the Ukraine national under-21 football team, and captained it on numerous occasions. On 23 August 2007, Mandzyuk scored the third goal in a friendly match victory against Moldova.

Mandzyuk was called up to the senior team of Ukraine for the friendly against Cyprus on 6 February 2008. He was called up along with fellow club member Fedoriv by manager Oleksiy Mykhailychenko after the injury of mainstream defenders Dmytro Chygrynskiy and Nesmachnyi.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interview with Vitaliy Mandzyuk Accessed 18 January 2008 (Ukrainian)
  2. ^ Mandzyuk and Oliynyk are already in Arsenal! – Official Arsenal website, Accessed 12 July 2008(Russian)
  3. ^ "Кравченко и Мандзюк – игроки "Днепра" (Kravchenko and Mandziuk – Dnipro players)" (in Russian). ua-football.com. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 23 December 2009. 
  4. ^ Михайличенко залучає Мандзюка та Федоріва – Article on Official Website of the Football Federation of Ukraine, Accessed 4 February 2008 (Ukrainian)

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