Valentin Afonin

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Ivanovich and the family name is Afonin.
Valentin Afonin
Personal information
Full name Valentin Ivanovich Afonin
Date of birth (1939-12-22) 22 December 1939 (age 76)
Place of birth Vladimir, Russian SFSR
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959 SKVO Rostov-on-Don 0 (0)
1960 Traktor Vladimir ? (?)
1961–1967 SKA Rostov-on-Don 147 (0)
1968–1970 CSKA Moscow 80 (1)
1971–1973 SKA Rostov-on-Don 31 (0)
Total 258 (1)
National team
1965–1970 USSR 42 (0)
Teams managed
1972 FC SKA Rostov-on-Don (assistant)
1983 SKA Khabarovsk

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Valentin Ivanovich Afonin (Russian: Валентин Иванович Афонин) (born 22 December 1939 in Vladimir) is a former Soviet football player.


International career[edit]

He played for Soviet Union national team (42 matches), and was a participant at the 1966 FIFA World Cup, 1970 FIFA World Cup and at the 1968 UEFA European Football Championship.