Kovpak in 2009
|Full name||Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Kovpak|
|Date of birth||2 February 1983|
|Place of birth||Smila, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1997–2002||Sports school (Smila)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 May 2016
Oleksandr Kovpak (Ukrainian: Олександр Олександрович Ковпак; born 2 February 1983 in Smila, Cherkasy Oblast, Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian footballer who plays as a forward for Cherkaskyi Dnipro in the Ukrainian First League.
He moved to Tavriya in the winter of 2005 from Dnipro Cherkassy.
Kovpak become the top goalscorer of the Ukrainian Premier League 2008-09 with Tavriya, having netted 17 goals.
The head coach of Ukraine's national team Oleksiy Mykhailychenko called him into the Ukrainian squad for the 2010 World Cup qualifying games versus Croatia and Kazakhstan on 6 June 2009 and 10 June 2009 respectively, but he remained an unused substitute for these matches. He finally made his debut on 2 June 2013, in the 0:0 draw with Cameroon in a friendly match after coming on as a late replacement for Roman Zozulya.
- As of 10 July 2011
- Template:Icon English "Aleksandr Kovpak match log". soccerway.com. June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- "Александр Ковпак - игрок "Арсенала" (Oleksandr Kovpak - Arsenal player))" (in Russian). ua-football.com. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2010.
- Profile on Official Tavriya website (Russian)
- Oleksandr Kovpak at the Football Federation of Ukraine
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