Natalia Zinchenko

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Natalia Zinchenko
Personal information
Full name Natalia Zinchenko
Date of birth (1979-10-03) 3 October 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Ukraine
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position midfielder
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995 Alina Kiev
1996 Donchanka
1997–2002 Ryazan
2002–2004 Energiya Voronezh
2005–2006 Ryazan
2007–2010 Zvezda Perm
National team
1995–2010 Ukraine
Teams managed
2011–2013 Zvezda Perm
2013– Ukraine U-19
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nataliya Zinchenko (ukr. Наталя Зінченко; born 3 October 1979) is a former Ukrainian football player who currently acts as manager for Zvezda Perm.


Zinchenko joined Zvezda Perm in 2007[1] and furthermore served as the team's captain,[2] under this tenure the team reached the final of the 2008-09 UEFA Women's Cup. She previously played for Ryazan VDV.[3] After having retired due to injury in 2010 she replaced Shek Borkowski as the manager at Zvezda Perm.[4]

Throughout her career she won seven Russian leagues, two Russian cups, two Ukrainian leagues and one Ukrainian cup.

International career[edit]

She was a member of the Ukrainian national team[5] and played her debut 22 October 1995 against Hungary.