Viktor Fomin

Viktor Trokhymovych Fomin (Ukrainian: Віктор Троxимович Фомін, Russian: Виктор Трофимович Фомин; born 13 January 1929 in Sloviansk; died 29 December 2007) was a Ukrainian football player. Master of Sports of the USSR (1970). The first Ukrainian Player of the year (1950).

Viktor Fomin
Personal information
Full name Viktor Trokhymovych Fomin
Date of birth (1929-01-13)13 January 1929
Place of birth Sloviansk, Ukrainian SSR
Date of death 29 December 2007(2007-12-29) (aged 78)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
Lokomotiv Sloviansk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948 Stal Zhdanov
1949–1953 Shakhtyor Stalino 90 (24)
1953–1959 Dynamo Kyiv 121 (13)
1959–1960 Arsenal Kyiv 24 (7)
1960 Lokomotiv Vinnytsia 8 (1)
National team
1955–1957 USSR 3 (0)
1956 Ukraine 4 (1)
Teams managed
1970 Shakhtar Kadiyevka
1973 Avanhard Sevastopol
1978 Spartak Ivano-Frankivsk
1981 SKA Kyiv (assistant)
1990 Okean Kerch (director)
1991 Okean Kerch
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


International careerEdit

Fomin made his debut for USSR on 26 June 1955 in an away friendly game against Sweden in Stockholm when he came out as substitute on the 41st minute (the Soviet Union won the game 6:0). He played in a 1958 FIFA World Cup qualifier, but was not selected to the final tournament squad. He also participated in the away game against Bulgaria (21 July 1955 USSR 4:0) and Finland at Dynamo Stadium in Moscow (27 July 1955 USSR 2:1). In Bulgaria he also came out as a substitute on the 25th minute while playing a full game against Finland. Fomin participated in one unofficial friendly on 27 February 1955 in India where the Soviet Union was victorious 3:0. He played all 90 minutes of play-time.

In 1956 Fomin played couple of games for Ukraine at the Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR.[1]


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