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Yuriy Yakovenko (Ukrainian: Юрій Павлович Яковенко; born 3 September 1993 in Montbéliard, Doubs, France) is a professional Ukrainian football striker who plays for Esbjerg.[1]

Yuriy Yakovenko
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Personal information
Full name Yuriy Pavlovych Yakovenko
Date of birth (1993-09-03) 3 September 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Montbéliard, France
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Esbjerg fB
Number 23
Youth career
2007–2010 Arsenal Kyiv
2010–2011 Obolon Kyiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Obolon Kyiv 15 (1)
2012Obolon Kyiv 2 8 (1)
2013 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 0 (0)
2013–2014 Ajaccio 2 (0)
2014–2015 Anorthosis Famagusta 12 (4)
2017– Esbjerg fB 12 (2)
National team
2008–2009 Ukraine-16 15 (3)
2009–2010 Ukraine-17 11 (1)
2010 Ukraine-18 3 (0)
2011–2012 Ukraine-19 8 (0)
2012–2013 Ukraine-21 9 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 November 2017

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CareerEdit

Yakovenko is product of youth team systems of FC Arsenal Kyiv, but in July 2010 transferred to other Kyivan club Obolon. Made his debut for FC Obolon Kyiv entering as a substituted player in game against FC Chornomorets Odesa on 31 October 2011 in Ukrainian Premier League.[2]

On 27 July 2017, Esbjerg FB signed a contract with the Ukrainian player.

Personal lifeEdit

He is the younger son of the former Ukrainian footballer and current coach Pavlo Yakovenko. His older brother Oleksandr Yakovenko is also a footballer.[3]

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