Kubanochka Krasnodar

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Full name Football Club Kubanochka Krasnodar
Founded 1988 / 2007
Ground Stadion Trud, Krasnodar
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Tatiana Zaitseva
Manager Tatiana Zaitseva
League Russian championship
2016 6th
Website Club home page

FK Kubanochka Krasnodar is a Russian women's football team, currently competing in the country's top category.

Founded in 1988 as Zhemchuzhina Krasnodar, it took its current[clarification needed] shortly after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Kubanochka chained two consecutive promotions to reach the top division in 1996. In its first season the team ranked 6th.[1] In 2000 Kubanochka was 4th, their best result to date, but the team was disbanded following the end of the season.[2]

The club was reestablished in 2007. The new Kubanochka was 5th in the Second Level in its first season.[3] In 2009 the team was promoted after succeeding in its second try in the promotion play-offs.[4] In its return to the national top division Kubanochka was last with 5 points, but kept its spot as the category was expanded to eight teams.

In 2014 they lost the Russian Cup final to VDV Ryazan.[5]

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 November 2011 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Russia GK Kristina Fedorova
Russia GK Yulia Grichenko
Russia GK Viktoria Nosenko
Russia DF Ekaterina Bratko
Russia DF Ekaterina Ivanova
Russia DF Ekaterina Morozova
Russia DF Natalia Pasishnyuk
Moldova DF Elena Porozhnyuk
Russia DF Viktoria Stukalova
Russia DF Ksenia Veslukha
Moldova MF Lyudmila Andone
Russia MF Snezhana Kemryugova
No. Position Player
Russia MF Yulia Korneychenko
Russia MF Elena Kostareva
Russia MF Diana Lazutkina
Russia MF Kristina Lebedeva
Russia FW Yana Chub
Russia FW Galina Gladkaya
Belarus FW Anastasia Khavanskaya
Russia FW Raisa Odintsova
Russia FW Marina Pushkareva
Russia FW Svetlana Redko
Ukraine FW Tetyana Romanenko
Russia FW Elina Samoylova