Oleksandr Kovpak

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Oleksandr Kovpak
Oleksandr Kovpak.jpg
Kovpak in 2009
Personal information
Full name Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Kovpak
Date of birth (1983-02-02) 2 February 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Smila, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1997–2002 Sports school (Smila)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2005 Dnipro Cherkasy 47 (22)
2005–2010 Tavriya Simferopol 142 (41)
2011–2013 Arsenal Kyiv 53 (13)
2013–2014 Sevastopol 25 (7)
2014–2016 Vorskla Poltava 41 (10)
2016–2017 Cherkaskyi Dnipro 18 (4)
2017–2018 Poltava 26 (10)
National team
2005 Ukraine-21 1 (0)
2013 Ukraine 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 June 2018

Oleksandr Kovpak (Ukrainian: Олександр Олександрович Ковпак; born 2 February 1983 in Smila, Cherkasy Oblast, Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian footballer who played for FC Poltava.

Career[edit]

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.[1] With all three games, he spent on the pitch a total of 14-15 minutes.

During the winter break of the 2010–11 Ukrainian Premier League season he transferred to Arsenal Kyiv.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 10 July 2011
Club Season League Cup Europe Super Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tavriya Simferopol 2004–05 14 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6
2005–06 22 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 5
2006–07 26 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 30 3
2007–08 26 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 30 3
2008–09 28 17 2 1 3 0 0 0 33 18
2009–10 25 8 5 5 0 0 0 0 30 13
2010–11 14 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 16 5
Arsenal Kyiv 2010–11 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 1
2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 165 47 17 7 3 0 1 0 186 54

References[edit]

  1. ^ Template:Icon English "Aleksandr Kovpak match log". soccerway.com. June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Александр Ковпак - игрок "Арсенала" (Oleksandr Kovpak - Arsenal player))" (in Russian). ua-football.com. 2 December 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2010. 

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