Vitaliy Kafanov

Vitaliy Kafanov (born 24 May 1960) is a Kazakhstani-Turkmenistani football coach and a former player. He is the senior coach in FC Rostov.

Vitaliy Kafanov
Vitaliy Kafanov 2016.jpg
Kafanov with Rostov in 2016
Personal information
Full name Vitaliy Vitalevich Kafanov
Date of birth (1960-05-24) 24 May 1960 (age 60)
Place of birth Ashgabat, Turkmen SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
FC Rostov (senior coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1986 Kolkozchi Ashkhabad 138 (1)
1987–1988 Sokol Saratov 21 (0)
1989–1990 Kopet-Dag Ashkhabad 77 (0)
1991 Uralmash Yekaterinburg 15 (0)
1992–1993 Kairat 74 (0)
1994–1995 Yelimay Semey 49 (0)
1996 Nisa Aşgabat
National team
1992 Kazakhstan 6 (0)
1996 Turkmenistan 2 (0)
Teams managed
2001 Kristall Smolensk (assistant)
2001 Kristall Smolensk
2003–2013 Rubin Kazan (head assistant)
2014–2015 Kazakhstan (goalkeeping coach)
2015–2017 FC Rostov (goalkeeping coach)
2017–2018 FC Rubin Kazan (goalkeeping coach)
2019– FC Rostov (senior coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

He began his career with Kolkozchi Ashkhabad, before spending one season with Uralmash Yekaterinburg in the Soviet First League[1] and finishing his career with FC Kairat.[2]

Kafanov made six appearances for the Kazakhstan national football team in 1992. He later appeared twice for the Turkmenistan national football team.[3]

Following his playing career, Kafanov became a manager, most recently with FC Rubin Kazan.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kafanov Vitaliy Vital'evich". KLISF. Retrieved 8 September 2009.
  2. ^ "Профиль: Кафанов Виталий" (in Kazakh). Sbornaya. Retrieved 8 September 2009.
  3. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (8 May 2009). "Players Appearing for Two or More Countries". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Serial winners and a new face". FIFA. 11 November 2008. Retrieved 8 September 2009.

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