Valentin Kovalenko

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Valentin Kovalenko
Valentin Kovalenko Azadi Stadium ACL 2018.jpg
Kovalenko refereeing at Azadi Stadium in ACL 2018.
Full name Valentin Anatolyevich Kovalenko
Born (1975-08-09) August 9, 1975 (age 47)
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Years League Role
2000– Uzbekistan Super League Referee
Years League Role
2002– FIFA listed[1] Referee

Valentin Kovalenko (born 9 August 1975) is an Uzbekistani football referee of Ukrainian and Russian origin.[2] He referees at the Uzbekistan Super League and Uzbekistan Cup.

He refereed at the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, 2012 AFC Cup Final and 2014 World Cup qualifiers, beginning with the preliminary-round match between Iraq and Yemen.[3] During 2006 World Cup qualifying, he also served as an assistant referee.[4]

AFC Asian Cup[edit]

2019 AFC Asian Cup – United Arab Emirates
Date Match Venue Round
11 January 2019  Palestine Australia Dubai Group stage


  1. ^ "FIFA Referee list". FIFA. Archived from the original on 2011-10-04. Retrieved 2009-04-23.
  2. ^ Profile
  3. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - Iraq - Yemen 2:0 (1:0)". 23 July 2011. Retrieved on 26 April 2013.
  4. ^ FIFA. "Match Report - China PR - Kuwait 1:0 (0:0)". 18 February 2004. Retrieved on 26 April 2013.
Preceded by AFC Cup final match referees
Uzbekistan Valentin Kovalenko
Succeeded by