Anatoliy Kroshchenko

Anatoliy Mykolayovych Kroshchenko is a Soviet football player and coach out of Ukraine.

Anatoliy Kroshchenko
Personal information
Full name Anatoliy Mykolayovych Kroshchenko
Date of birth (1937-10-26) 26 October 1937 (age 83)
Place of birth Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
????–1956 Kiev FShM
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958 SKVO Kiev 30 (5)
1959 Lokomotyv Vinnytsia 28 (8)
1960 Shakhtar Donetsk 27 (6)
1961–1962 Avanhard Kharkiv 22 (3)
1963–1968 Karpaty Lviv 169 (57)
1966Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (loan) 10 (1)
Teams managed
1971 Shakhtar Kadiyivka (administrator)
1979 Okean Kerch
1980 Metalurh Dniprodzerzhynsk
1981 Spartak Zhytomyr
1990 FC Dynamo Kyiv academy (staff)
1992–1994 FC Dynamo-3 Kyiv
1995 FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv
1999–2002 Ukraine U-19
2002 Ukraine U-21
2003–2011 FC Dynamo Kyiv academy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Kroshchenko is a product of the Dynamo Kyiv football academy that he finished in 1957 along with Andriy Biba and Oleh Bazylevych. In 1957 he was listed on the roster for FC Dynamo Kyiv but never played a single game for the season. Next season Kroshchenko played for another team out of Kiev, SC Kiev Military District. Later he played for such teams like Lokomotyv Vinnytsia, Shakhtar Stalino, and Avanhard Kharkiv.

In 1963 Kroshchenko joined the newly established FC Karpaty Lviv where he spent most of his sports career. For Karpaty he set several club record such as becoming the player who scored the first goal in domestic competitions and the first goal in international games. For single season in 1966 Kroshchenko spend in FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.

After retiring from a playing career Kroshchenko coached several Soviet teams in Ukraine among which were Shakhtar Kadiyivka, Desna Chernihiv, Metalurh Dniprodzerzhynsk, Okean Kerch, and Polissya Zhytomyr. After fall of the Soviet Union initially Kroshchenko coached FC Dynamo-3 Kyiv and FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv and later the Ukraine national under-19 football team taking it to the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Simultaneously, in 2001 he also was appointed the head coach of Ukraine national under-21 football team. In 2003-11 Kroshchenko was a head coach of the Dynamo Kyiv football academy.

Note: Until 2002, Under-19 football team was known as Under-18. In 2001 Ukraine U-18 qualified for the 2001 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

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  • Anatoliy Kroshchenko at (in Russian)