Igor Pisanjuk

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Igor Pisanjuk
Personal information
Full name Igor Pisanjuk
Date of birth (1989-10-24) 24 October 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Sremska Mitrovica, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
–2007 Erin Mills SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Ferencvárosi TC 7 (0)
2010–2011 Szolnoki MÁV FC (loan) 24 (9)
2011 Mississauga Eagles FC 0 (0)
2011–2012 Kecskeméti TE 0 (0)
2012 Egri FC 20 (3)
2013 Vasas SC 6 (0)
2013–2014 Astros Vasas FC 2 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Canada U-20 5 (2)
2009–2010 Canada U-23 1 (0)
Teams managed
2014 Astros Vasas FC (player/coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2012.

Igor Pisanjuk (born 24 October 1989) is a footballer who played in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I, Nemzeti Bajnokság II, and the Canadian Soccer League.[1] Pisanjuk was born in Serbia and is of Ukrainian descent and has represented Canada at international level.

Club career[edit]

Born in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia, Pisanjuk began his career with Erin Mills SC and in 2007 was the OSL Provincial West U21 leading goal scorer at the age of 17.[2]

He joined Ferencváros in December 2007, signing his first professional contract.[3] He scored his first two goals on 6 November 2008 against Kecskeméti TE and on 12 November 2008 against REAC.[4] In the 2008–09 season, Ferencvaros were the champions of the Nemzeti Bajnokság II and were promoted to the Nemzeti Bajnokság I.

Pisanjuk was then loaned out to a NB2 team Szolnoki MÁV in February 2010. He had 13 appearances with 12 starts and 9 goals. That season Szolnok MAV were the champions of the NB2 and were promoted to the NB1. On April 24, 2011 he signed with Mississauga Eagles FC of the Canadian Soccer League.[5] Midway through the season he was transferred to Kecskemeti TE.[6]

On 13 February 2012, he signed to Egri FC in the Nemzeti Bajnokság II. He scored his first goal on 5 May 2012 against Ceglédi VSE. That season Egri FC won the Nemzeti Bajnokság II and were promoted to the Nemzeti Bajnokság I. Pisanjuk had 9 appearances and 2 goals that season. In January 2013 signed for Vasas SC and played six goals for them, before in May 2013 he returned to Canada. Pisanjuk signed a contract on 25 May 2013 with Canadian Soccer League side Astros Vasas FC.[7] Midway through the 2014 season he was appointed player/head coach, and led the Astros to the postseason by finishing fourth in the overall standings.[8]

International career[edit]

On 12 November 2008 he was called to a Canada U-20 training camp in Switzerland,[9] where he scored his first two goals for the under 20 national team[10] on 24 November 2008 against Young Boys Bern II.[11][12] On 23 February 2009, Pisanjuk was named to the Canada U-20 team competing in the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying tournament in Trinidad and Tobago. He is currently on the Canadian Under 23 Olympic team.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Pisanjuk grew up in Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area and from 2003 to 2007 attended Philip Pocock Catholic High School.[14]



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