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Viktor Tsyhankov (Ukrainian: Віктор Віталійович Циганков; born 15 November 1997) is a Ukrainian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for FC Dynamo Kyiv and the Ukraine national football team.

Viktor Tsyhankov
Viktor Tsyhankov 2016.jpg
Personal information
Full name Viktor Vitaliyovych Tsyhankov
Date of birth (1997-11-15) 15 November 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Nahariya, Israel
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dynamo Kyiv
Number 15
Youth career
2009–2010 Nyva Vinnytsia
2011–2016 Dynamo Kyiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016– Dynamo Kyiv 89 (38)
National team
2012 Ukraine-16 4 (2)
2012–2014 Ukraine-17 20 (8)
2014–2016 Ukraine-19 10 (1)
2016 Ukraine-21 1 (0)
2016– Ukraine 15 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 October 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2019

Club careerEdit

Born in Nahariya, Israel, where his father Vitaliy Tsyhankov played as footballer. Tsyhankov is a product of the Nyva Vinnytsia and Dynamo Kyiv sport schools. His first coach was Mykola Zahoruyko.[2]

He made his debut in the Ukrainian Premier League for Dynamo on 14 August 2016, in the match against FC Stal Kamianske.[3] During 2018–2019 Tsyhankov was recognized as a player of the month in the Ukrainian Premier League on three occasions (March 2018,[4] December 2018,[5] and April 2019[6]).

International careerEdit

Tsyhankov got his first call up to the senior Ukraine side for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Turkey and Kosovo in October 2016.[7] He first saw the pitch in Ukraine's World Cup qualifying match against Finland that November, coming on in the 83rd minute.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of the end of 2018-19 season[9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup1 Continental2 Other3 Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Dynamo Kyiv 2016–17 UPL 20 3 3 1 6 1 0 0 29 5
2017–18 27 13 2 1 9 3 1 0 39 17
2018–19 31 18 1 0 13 2 1 0 47 20
2019–20 10 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 14 4
Career total 88 38 6 2 32 6 2 0 129 46

1 Includes Ukrainian Cup matches.
2 Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.
3 Includes Ukrainian Super Cup matches.

InternationalEdit

As of 11 June 2019[10]
National team Year Caps Goals
Ukraine 2016 2 0
2017 1 0
2018 8 0
2019 4 3
Total 15 3

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Ukraine's goal tally first.[10]
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 25 March 2019 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg 13   Luxembourg 1–1 2–1 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification
2 7 June 2019 Arena Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine 14   Serbia 1–0 5–0
3 2–0

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Циганков Віктор Віталійович".
  2. ^ ВІКТОР ЦИГАНКОВ (in Ukrainian). FC Dynamo Kyiv Official Site. 14 August 2016.
  3. ^ Ліга Парі-Матч. 4 тур. Матч № 20 14.08.2016. (in Ukrainian). UPL Official Site. 14 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Віктор Циганков — найкращий гравець місяця Чемпіонату УПЛ!".
  5. ^ "Віктор Циганков — найкращий гравець Чемпіонату УПЛ у грудні!". upl.ua.
  6. ^ "Віктор Циганков — найкращий гравець квітня в Чемпіонаті УПЛ!". upl.ua.
  7. ^ "25 players' list of Shevchenko for matches against Turkey and Kosovo". ffu.org.ua. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  8. ^ "FIFA World Cup 2018 - Ukraine-Finland". UEFA. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Ukraine - V. Tsygankov Profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 3 August 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Viktor Tsyhankov". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 28 March 2019.

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