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.
|Full name||Sergey Elefertovich Lebedev|
|Date of birth||31 January 1969|
|Place of birth||Fergana, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9+1⁄2 in)|
|Istiqlol Fergana (coach)|
|1985–1987||FC Turbina Naberezhnye Chelny||55||(8)|
|201?–||Neftchi Farg'ona (assistant)|
|2017–||Istiqlol Fergana (coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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.
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.
- Soviet Second League, East conference (1): 1990
- Uzbek League (4): 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
- Uzbek Cup (2): 1994, 1996
- Asian Club Championship 3rd: 1995
- CIS Cup runners-up: 1994
- Neftchi League Top goalscorer (2): 1996 (13 goals), 1998 (18 goals)