Ihor Khudobyak (footballer, born 1985)

Ihor Yaroslavovych Khudobyak (Ukrainian: Ігор Ярославович Худоб’як) is a Ukrainian football midfielder who plays for Ethnikos Achna in Cyprus.

Ihor Khudobyak
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Personal information
Full name Ihor Yaroslavovych Khudobyak
Date of birth (1985-02-20) 20 February 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukrainian SSR
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Ethnikos Achna
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Chornohora 60 (2)
2004–2005 Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk 28 (8)
2005–2017 Karpaty Lviv 278 (33)
2013–2014Rostov (loan) 13 (0)
2018 Akzhayik 29 (1)
2019– Ethnikos Achna 26 (7)
National team
2006 Ukraine-21 1 (0)
2010–2011 Ukraine 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 January 2020


He was born on 20 February 1985 in Ivano-Frankivsk. Before joining Karpaty, Khudobyak played for the club Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk. In Lviv he quickly secured a place in first team and became one of the fan favorites.

In March of 2017 Khudobyak was selected as a player of the month in the Ukrainian Premier League, while playing for FC Karpaty Lviv.[1]

Khudobyak joined Cyprus club Ethnikos Achna on 1 January 2019.

International careerEdit

He was called up to Ukraine national football team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Greece on 14 November and 18 November 2009, but did not take part in either match.

He finally debuted for the national team on 29 May 2010 in a friendly game against Romanian national football team.


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