Oleh Petrovych Bazylevych (Ukrainian: Оле́г Петро́вич Базиле́вич; also: Bazilevich, Bazylewicz; 6 July 1938 – 16 October 2018) was a Ukrainian footballer, football (soccer) coach, and sport administrator. He holds titles of the Master of Sports of the USSR, Merited Coach of the Soviet Union, and Merited Coach of Ukraine.
|Full name||Oleh Petrovych Bazylevych|
|Date of birth||6 July 1938|
|Place of birth||Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR|
|Date of death||16 October 2018(aged 80)|
|Place of death||Kyiv, Ukraine|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|1974–1976||Dynamo Kyiv and USSR (1975–1976)|
|1985||Ukraine junior team|
|1997||Al Kuwait Kaifan|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Bazylevych played club football for Dynamo Kyiv, Chornomorets Odessa and Shakhtar Donetsk, winning the Soviet Top League with Dynamo Kyiv in 1961 and the USSR cup in 1964. Bazylevych played for Dynamo Kyiv from 1957 to 1965 in 161 matches and scored 53 goals.
Following his playing career, Bazylevych became a manager. As a co-manager with Valeriy Lobanovskyi Bazylevych won with Dynamo Kyiv the 1974–75 Cup Winners' Cup and the 1975 European Super Cup (and a bronze medal with the Soviet Union Olympic football team at the 1976 Summer Olympics).
Bazylevych was fired from the position of the head coach of the Ukraine main team in 1994 when his team managed to lose at home to Lithuania 0:2 in its first game of official competitions. From 1998 to 2001 lead the FFU Committee that worked with national teams.
- (in Ukrainian) The legendary player and coach of Dynamo Kyiv died, Ukrayinska Pravda (16 October 2018)
- "Oleg Petrovich Bazilevich". KLISF. Retrieved 28 August 2009.
- Oleg Bazilevich Died, Rossiyskaya Gazeta (16 October 2018)
- Владимир Мунтян: Ажиотаж вокруг болезни Олега Базилевича неуместен // kp.ua
- Выдающегося украинского футболиста и тренера Олега Базилевича похоронят 18 октября на Байковом кладбище в Киеве
- Career overview at FFU official web-site (in Ukrainian)