Yevhen Shakhov (footballer, born 1990)

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Yevhen Shakhov
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Shakhov with Dnipro
Personal information
Full name Yevhen Yevhenovych Shakhov
Date of birth (1990-11-30) 30 November 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 28
Youth career
2003–2004 FC Vidradnyi Kyiv
2004–2005 FC Zmina-Obolon Kyiv
2005 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2016 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 94 (11)
2010 Arsenal Kyiv (loan) 3 (1)
2011–2012 Arsenal Kyiv (loan) 11 (0)
2016– PAOK 21 (4)
National team
2004–2006 Ukraine-16 16 (4)
2005–2007 Ukraine-17 21 (8)
2007 Ukraine-18 1 (0)
2007–2009 Ukraine-19 10 (2)
2010 Ukraine-20 1 (0)
2010–2012 Ukraine-21 20 (3)
2016– Ukraine 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 April 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2016

Yevhen Yevhenovych Shakhov (Ukrainian: Євген Євгенович Шахов; born 30 November 1990) is a professional Ukrainian football midfielder who plays for PAOK FC in the Greek Superleague.[2]


Born in Dnipropetrovsk, he debuted on 7 April 2007 against rivals Stal Alchevsk as Dnipro lost 1–3. It was not until the 2010-11 season when his appearance for the Dnipro's senior squad became more regular. On 23 April 2015, on as a half-time substitute for Roman Bezus he scored the only goal of the tie as Dnipro eliminated Brugge to advance to the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League.[3] He left FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk having 127 appearances (17 goals,13 assists) in all competitions.

On 28 May 2016, the Ukrainian midfielder of Dnipro, whose current contract expires on June 30, 2016, will continue his career in Greece as a member of Superleague side PAOK FC signing a three years' contract for an undisclosed fee.[4][5] On 5 March 2017, he scored his first Superleague game, in the derby against champions Olympiakos, helping his club to obtain a 2-0 home win. On 27 April 2017, he scored the third goal in Greek Cup semifinals against Panathinaikos in a glorious 4-0 helping his club to be promoted to the final against rivals AEK Athens.[6]

International career[edit]

Shakhov's exceptional season with FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk was his passport to be called up by Mykhailo Fomenko to the provisional Euro 2016 squad.[7] He was also called up to the 31-player squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Iceland on 5 September 2016.[8] On 15 November 2016, he scored his first goal with the Ukraine in a 2-0 home friendly game against Serbia.[9]

Personal life[edit]

His father Yevhen Serhiyovych Shakhov was the top scorer of Soviet Top League in 1988 while also playing for Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.



Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk




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