Sergey Lebedev (footballer)

Sergey Elefertovich Lebedev (Russian: Сергей Элефертович Лебедев) (born 31 January 1969 in the Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired football midfielder. Lebedev is a former Uzbekistani international, who obtained a total number of 33 caps during his career, scoring ten goals. He later became a football coach.

Sergey Lebedev
Personal information
Full name Sergey Elefertovich Lebedev
Date of birth (1969-01-31) 31 January 1969 (age 52)
Place of birth Fergana, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Istiqlol Fergana (coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 FC Turbina Naberezhnye Chelny 55 (8)
1988 Dynamo Kirov 3 (0)
1989 Neftyanik Fergana 3 (0)
1989 Dynamo Kirov 39 (8)
1990–1991 Neftyanik Fergana 54 (7)
1992–1999 Neftchi Farg'ona 196 (60)
1999 Shinnik Yaroslavl 2 (0)
2000–2001 Nasaf Qarshi 50 (0)
2002–2004 Neftchi Farg'ona 58 (6)
2004 Sogdiana Jizzakh 11 (1)
2005 Metallurg Bekabad 10 (0)
2006 Neftchi Farg'ona 2 (0)
National team
1994–2000 Uzbekistan 33 (10)
Teams managed
201?– Neftchi Farg'ona (assistant)
2017– Istiqlol Fergana (coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Lebedev started playing professionally in Turbina Naberezhnye Chelny in 1985. He completed 3 seasons for Turbina and wento to FC Dynamo Kirov in 1988. In 1989–91 he played for Neftyanik Fergana and 1990 he won Soviet Second League with club and promoted to Soviet First League. In 1992–1999 he played for Neftchi Farg'ona and won 4 times Uzbekistani championship and two Uzbek Cups. He became Neftchi's best League goalscorer in 1996 and 1998 seasons. His last club played was also Neftchi Farg'ona. He joined club in 2006 after playing for Metallurg Bekabad in 2005.


Lebedev capped 33 matches, scoring 10 goals for national team. He was one of the player of Uzbekistan who won Asian Games in 1994. He scored two goals in Asian Games 1994. Lebedev scored his second goal in Final match against China on 8-minute as Uzbekistan after that began leading 2:0. He also participated in 2 AFC Asian Cups: 1996 AFC Asian Cup and 2000 AFC Asian Cup.

Managing careerEdit

After getting retired in 2006, he started his managing career at club level. He started to work as assistant coach to Yuriy Sarkisyan in Neftchi Farg'ona. He remained in club coaching stuff when Yuriy Sarkisyan was sacked in May 2013.






  • Neftchi League Top goalscorer (2): 1996 (13 goals), 1998 (18 goals)