Andrei Finonchenko

Andrei Finonchenko (Russian: Андрей Финонченко; born 21 June 1982) is a Kazakh football coach and former footballer striker who spent his whole career with FC Shakhter Karagandy, as well as representing the Kazakhstan national football team. He is currently the Sporting Director of Shakhter Karagandy.

Andrei Finonchenko
Капитан карагандинской футбольной команды " Шахтёр" Андрей Финонченко..jpg
Finonchenko in 2012
Personal information
Full name Andrei Finonchenko
Date of birth (1982-06-21) 21 June 1982 (age 39)
Place of birth Karagandy, Soviet Union
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Shakhter Karagandy (Sporting Director)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2016 Shakhter Karagandy 346 (104)
National team
2003–2014 Kazakhstan 20 (5)
Teams managed
2017–2019 Shakhter Karagandy (assistant)
2017[1] Shakhter Karagandy (caretaker)
2018 Shakhter Karagandy (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

ClubEdit

Born in Karagandy, Finonchenko began his career as a left-back before being converted into a forward.[2]

Finonchenko announced his retirement from football, and his appointment as Shakhter Karagandy new assistant manager on 3 February 2017.[3]

InternationalEdit

Finonchenko made his international debut on 6 June 2003, against Poland, going on to make 20 appearances for his country, scoring five goals in the process, the first of which came against Cyprus on 19 February 2004.

ManagerialEdit

After Uladzimir Zhuravel's contract terminated by mutual consent on 3 July 2018, with Finonchenko was appointed as Caretaker Manager of Shakhter Karagandy.[4]

On 29 November 2019, Finonchenko was appointed as Sporting Director of Shakhter Karagandy.[5]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 19 June 2016[6][7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Shakhter Karagandy 2000 Kazakhstan Premier League 0 0 2 0 - - 2 0
2001 14 0 0 0 - - 14 0
2002 8 0 1 0 - - 9 0
2003 32 18 1 0 - - 33 18
2004 30 8 1 0 - - 31 8
2005 28 11 1 0 - - 29 11
2006 28 16 6 6 2 0 - 36 22
2007 26 6 4 2 - - 30 8
2008 18 6 1 5 0 0 - 19 11
2009 17 5 7 4 - - 24 9
2010 27 8 5 2 2 0 - 34 10
2011 22 8 1 1 3 0 - 26 9
2012 20 6 2 1 2 0 1 0 25 7
2013 23 6 5 2 11 3 1 0 40 11
2014 26 4 3 0 5 2 1 0 35 6
2015 12 0 0 0 - - 12 0
2016 15 2 1 0 - - 16 2
Total 346 104 41 23 25 5 3 0 415 132
Career total 346 104 41 23 25 5 3 0 415 132

InternationalEdit

Kazakhstan national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 1 0
2004 2 1
2005 0 0
2006 3 1
2007 4 1
2008 0 0
2009 1 0
2010 2 0
2011 1 0
2012 0 0
2013 4 2
2014 2 0
Total 20 5

Statistics accurate as of match played 7 June 2014[6]

International goalsEdit

As of 12 November 2015[6]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1. 19 February 2004 Pafiako Stadium, Paphos, Cyprus   Armenia
3–2
3–3
Friendly [8]
2. 26 December 2006 National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Vietnam
1–1
1–2
Friendly [9]
3. 9 March 2007 Kazhymukan Munaitpasov Stadium, Shymkent, Kazakhstan   Azerbaijan
1–0
1–0
Friendly [10]
4. 6 September 2013 Astana Arena, Astana, Kazakhstan   Faroe Islands
2–1
2–1
2014 WC Qualifier [11]
5. 12 October 2013 Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands   Faroe Islands
1–1
1–1
2014 WC Qualifier [12]

HonoursEdit

Shakhter Karagandy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Андрей Финонченко: "В скором будущем "Шахтёр" вернется на свои лидирующие позиции"‚ kazfootball.kz, 3 June 2017
  2. ^ "Бомбардирский юбилей". sports.kz (in Russian). Sports KZ. 21 June 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  3. ^ "АНДРЕЙ ФИНОНЧЕНКО ВОШЕЛ В ТРЕНЕРСКИЙ ШТАБ ШАХТЕРА". shahter.kz (in Russian). Shakhter Karagandy. 3 February 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  4. ^ "ВЛАДИМИР ЖУРАВЕЛЬ ПОКИНУЛ ШАХТЕР". shakhter.kz/ (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 3 July 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  5. ^ "АНДРЕЙ ФИНОНЧЕНКО – СПОРТИВНЫЙ ДИРЕКТОР ФК ШАХТЕР". shakhter.kz/ (in Russian). FC Shakhter Karagandy. 29 November 2019. Retrieved 29 November 2019.
  6. ^ a b c "Andrey Finonchenko". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  7. ^ "A.Finonchenko". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  8. ^ "Armenia v Kazakhstan". eu-football.info. eu-football. 19 February 2004. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  9. ^ "Azerbaijan v Kazakhstan". eu-football.info. eu-football. 9 March 2007. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  10. ^ "Vietnam v Kazakhstan". eu-football.info. eu-football. 26 December 2006. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  11. ^ "KAZAKHSTAN 2-1 FAROE ISLANDS". FIFA. 6 September 2013. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  12. ^ "FAROE ISLANDS 1-1 KAZAKHSTAN". FIFA. 11 October 2013. Archived from the original on 12 May 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2016.

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