Gennadi Bliznyuk

Gennadiy Petrovich Bliznyuk (Belarusian: Генадзь Блізьнюк, Henadz Bliznyuk, Russian: Геннадий Близнюк; born 30 July 1980) is a Belarusian football coach ad former player (forward).[1] who works for Energetik-BGU Minsk.

Gennadi Bliznyuk
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Personal information
Full name Gennadi Petrovich Bliznyuk
Date of birth (1980-07-30) 30 July 1980 (age 40)
Place of birth Svietlahorsk, Belarusian SSR
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Energetik-BGU Minsk (assistant coach)
Youth career
1994–1997 Kommunalnik Svetlogorsk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 Energiya Zhlobin 8 (1)
1998 Kommunalnik Svetlogorsk 15 (6)
1999–2004 Gomel 126 (45)
2004–2005 Sokol Saratov 43 (10)
2005–2008 BATE Borisov 82 (50)
2009 FSV Frankfurt 10 (1)
2009–2010 Sibir Novosibirsk 20 (3)
2010 Belshina Bobruisk 9 (1)
2011 AZAL Baku 6 (2)
2011–2012 Belshina Bobruisk 40 (7)
2013–2015 Gomel 84 (21)
2016 Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 13 (0)
2016–2018 Isloch Minsk Raion 42 (5)
2018 Energetik-BGU Minsk 12 (3)
National team
2000–2001 Belarus U21 5 (1)
2004–2009 Belarus 12 (4)
Teams managed
2019– Energetik-BGU Minsk (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

He began his career at Energiya Zhlobin in 1996. In 2004, he joined Russian club Sokol Saratov, and in summer 2005 returned to Belarus and signed a contract with BATE Borisov. Bliznyuk was a starter for BATE Borisov during their successful 2008–09 Champions League campaign. He scored several important goals in qualifying rounds, helping BATE to qualify to the group stage of the Champions League for the first time in their history. Bliznyuk participated in four of BATE's matches in the group stage. He left BATE on 13 January 2009 and signed a six-month contract with FSV Frankfurt.[2]

InternationalEdit

He is a former member of Belarus national football team.

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 28 April 2004 Dinamo Stadium, Minsk, Belarus   Lithuania 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2 6 June 2009 Neman Stadium, Grodno, Belarus   Andorra 1–0 5–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 5–0
4 10 June 2009 Haradski Stadium, Barysaw, Belarus   Moldova 2–0 2–2 Friendly

HonoursEdit

Gomel

BATE Borisov

Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bliznyuk, Gennadi" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Bliznyuk soll Frankfurt retten" (in German). kicker.de. 13 January 2009. Retrieved 17 March 2012.

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