Oleg Litvinenko

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Oleg Litvinenko
Personal information
Full name Oleg Litvinenko
Date of birth (1973-11-23)23 November 1973
Place of birth Taraz, Soviet Union
Date of death 19 November 2007(2007-11-19) (aged 33)
Place of death Taraz, Kazakhstan
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Khimik Dzhambul 13 (1)
1991 Rus Volgograd 13 (2)
1992 Fosfor Jambyl 29 (11)
1993 FC Dinamo Almaty 40 (17)
1994 Taraz 28 (20)
1995–1999 Yelimay 92 (51)
2000–2001 Kairat 31 (15)
2001 Ermis Aradippou 6 (0)
2002 Zhenis Astana 10 (1)
2002–2003 Yelimay 50 (24)
2004 Aktobe 5 (1)
2005 Alma-Ata 22 (7)
2006 Semey 8 (3)
2007 Taraz 4 (1)
Total 351 (154)
National team
1996–2006 Kazakhstan 28 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 November 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 November 2015

Oleg Litvinenko (Russian: Олег Литвиненко) 23 November 1973 - 19 November 2007) was a Kazakh International footballer from Taraz, who played as a forward.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

In 1999, Litvinenko was banned from football for one-year, after playing for FC Irtysh Pavlodar in the 1998–99 Asian Club Championship whilst not being eligible.[1]

During Litvinenko's time in the Kazakhstan Premier League, he has scored 147 goals, putting him as the all-time top scorer in the tournament, until Nurbol Zhumaskaliyev beat his record.[2]

International[edit]

Litvinenko represented Kazakhstan 28 times between 1996 and 2006, whilst also representing the Kazakhstan U-23 10 times, scoring 9 times, during the 1996 Olympics Games Qualifiers.[1]

Death[edit]

Litvinenko died on 18 November 2007, four days short of his 34th birthday. Litvinenko was found hanging from a tree in an abandoned cemetery, the cause of death was ruled as a suicide.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Khimik Dzhambul 1990 Soviet Second League 2 0 - - - - 2 0
1991 11 1 - - - - 1 1
Total 13 1 - - - - 13 1
Rus Volgograd 1991 Soviet Second League B 13 2 - - - - 13 2
Fosfor Jambyl 1992 Top Division 29 11 - - - - 29 11
FC Dinamo Almaty 1993 Top Division 40 17 - - - - 40 17
Taraz 1994 Top Division 28 20 - - - - 28 20
Yelimay 1995 Top Division 26 9 - - - - 26 9
1996 26 11 - - 26 11
1997 17 8 - - - - 17 8
1998 23 23 - - - - 23 23
1999 banned
Total 92 51 - - 92 51
Kairat 2000 Top Division 23 13 - - 23 13
2001 8 2 - - 8 2
Total 31 15 - - - - 31 15
Ermis Aradippou 2000–01 Cypriot First Division 6 0 - - 6 0
Zhenis Astana 2002 Super League 10 1 - - 10 1
Yelimay 2002 Super League 21 11 - - 21 11
2003 29 13 - - 29 13
Total 50 24 - - - - 50 24
Aktobe 2004 Super League 5 1 - - 5 1
Alma-Ata 2005 Super League 22 7 - - 22 7
Semey 2006 Kazakhstan First Division 8 3 - - 8 3
Taraz 2007 Super League 4 1 - - 4 1
Career total 351 154 - - 351 154

International[edit]

Kazakhstan national team
Year Apps Goals
1996 1 0
1997 5 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 7 1
2001 5 4
2002 1 1
2003 1 0
2004 0 0
2005 5 0
2006 3 0
Total 28 6

Statistics accurate as of 5 November 2015[3]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 April 2000 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Palestine 2-0 2–0 2000 AFC ACQ
2. 12 April 2001 Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq    Nepal 1–0 6–0 2002 WC qualification
3. 3–0
4. 14 April 2001 Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq  Macau 2–0 3–0 2002 WC qualification
5. 25 April 2001 Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan  Iraq 1–0 1–1 2002 WC qualification
6. 7 July 2002 Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan  Estonia 1–0 1–1 Friendly
Correct as of 22 May 2016[4]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Yelimay
Kairat

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "УШЕЛ БОМБАРДИР". http://www.kaz-football.kz/ (in Russian). kaz-football.kz. 23 November 2007. Retrieved 5 November 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "ЛУЧШИЕ БОМБАРДИРЫ ЧЕМПИОНАТОВ КАЗАХСТАНА. 1992-2007" (in Kazakh). Lyakhov. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  3. ^ "Oleg Litvinenko". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "Oleg Litvinenko - national football team player". eu-football.info. 

External links[edit]

  • Photos at National Team website
  • Profile at National Team website