Anatoliy Kuksov

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Anatoliy Kuksov
Personal information
Full name Anatoliy Yakovlevich Kuksov
Date of birth (1949-11-21) 21 November 1949 (age 67)
Place of birth Voroshilovhrad, Ukrainian SSR
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1959—1966 Trudovye Rezervy Luhansk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1985 FC Zorya Luhansk 489 (87)
National team
1972 USSR 8 (0)
Teams managed
1986–1990 FC Zorya Luhansk (assistant)
1990–1993 FC Zorya Luhansk
1994 FC Metalurh Zaporizhya
1995–1996 FC Azovets Mariupol
1996–1997 FC Zorya Luhansk
2001–2003 FC Avanhard Rovenky
2007–2008 FC Komunalnyk Luhansk
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olympic medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Team competition

Anatoliy Yakovych Kuksov (Ukrainian: Анатолій Якович Куксов) (born 21 November 1949 in Voroshilovgrad) is a retired Soviet football player and a current Ukrainian coach.

He is the most capped player for Zorya Luhansk and one of the longest serving coaches of the club.

In 2007-08 Kuksov unsuccessfully tried to create another professional club in city FC Komunalnyk Luhansk.


International career[edit]

Kuksov made his debut for USSR on 2 July 1972 in a friendly against Argentina.