Oleksandr Yatsenko

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Oleksandr Yatsenko
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Personal information
Full name Oleksandr Ivanovych Yatsenko
Date of birth (1985-02-24) 24 February 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1998–2002 Dynamo Kyiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2007 Dynamo Kyiv 10 (0)
2001–2002Dynamo-3 Kyiv 9 (0)
2002–2005Dynamo-2 Kyiv 73 (4)
2005–2006Kharkiv (loan) 37 (1)
2007Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (loan) 0 (0)
2007–2009 Chornomorets Odessa 36 (0)
2010–2011 Illichivets Mariupol 27 (1)
2012 Belshina Bobruisk 28 (1)
2013 Helios Kharkiv 19 (0)
Total 239 (7)
National team
2002 Ukraine-17 1 (0)
2005 Ukraine-20 4 (0)
2003–2006 Ukraine-21 33 (4)
2005 Ukraine 1 (0)
Teams managed
2014–2017 Helios Kharkiv (youth academy)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Oleksandr Ivanovych Yatsenko (Ukrainian: Олександр Іванович Яценко; born 24 February 1985) is a Ukrainian former football player. He currently works at Helios Kharkiv youth academy. He played as a defender.

Club career[edit]

Yatsenko is a product of the Dynamo Kyiv youth system, and has featured 10 times for their senior team. He went on loan twice; first to Kharkiv in 2005, and in 2007 to Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk for the spring half of the 2006–07 season. In July 2007 he signed a three-year contract with FC Chornomorets Odessa.

International career[edit]

He has represented Ukraine at all levels. He was a semi-finalist at the 2004 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, and played in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. He captained his team to a silver medal at the 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. Yatsenko was called up to the 2006 FIFA World Cup Ukraine squad as a replacement for the injured players Serhiy Fedorov and Vyacheslav Shevchuk.

He currently has one cap for the senior Ukraine national football team, in a 1–0 friendly win over Japan on 12 October 2005.

Yatsenko was awarded the Order For Courage by President Viktor Yushchenko for his participation in the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals in Germany.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ УКАЗ ПРЕЗИДЕНТА УКРАЇНИ № 697/2006 (in Ukrainian). President.gov.ua. 23 August 2006. Archived from the original on 6 March 2012.

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