Oleg Litvinenko


Oleg Litvinenko (Russian: Олег Литвиненко) (23 November 1973 – 19 November 2007) was a Kazakh International footballer from Taraz, who played as a forward.

Oleg Litvinenko
Personal information
Full name Oleg Litvinenko
Date of birth (1973-11-23)23 November 1973
Place of birth Taraz, Soviet Union
Date of death 19 November 2007(2007-11-19) (aged 33)
Place of death Taraz, Kazakhstan
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Khimik Dzhambul 13 (1)
1991 Rus Volgograd 13 (2)
1992 Fosfor Jambyl 29 (11)
1993 FC Dinamo Almaty 40 (17)
1994 Taraz 28 (20)
1995–1999 Yelimay 92 (51)
2000–2001 Kairat 31 (15)
2001 Ermis Aradippou 6 (0)
2002 Zhenis Astana 10 (1)
2002–2003 Yelimay 50 (24)
2004 Aktobe 5 (1)
2005 Alma-Ata 22 (7)
2006 Semey 8 (3)
2007 Taraz 4 (1)
Total 351 (154)
National team
19962006 Kazakhstan 28 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 November 2015
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 November 2015

Career


Club

In 1998, Litvinenko was banned from football for one-year, after playing for FC Irtysh Pavlodar in the 1998–99 Asian Club Championship whilst not being eligible.[1]

During Litvinenko's time in the Kazakhstan Premier League, he has scored 147 goals, putting him as the all-time top scorer in the tournament, until Nurbol Zhumaskaliyev beat his record.[2]

International

Litvinenko represented Kazakhstan 28 times between 1996 and 2006, whilst also representing the Kazakhstan U-23 10 times, scoring 9 times, during the 1996 Olympic Games Qualifiers.[1]

Death


Litvinenko died on 18 November 2007, four days short of his 34th birthday. Litvinenko was found hanging from a tree in an abandoned cemetery, the cause of death was ruled as a suicide.[1]

Career statistics


Club

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Khimik Dzhambul 1990 Soviet Second League 20----20
1991 111----11
Total 131----131
Rus Volgograd 1991 Soviet Second League B 132----132
Fosfor Jambyl 1992 Top Division 2911----2911
FC Dinamo Almaty 1993 Top Division 4017----4017
Taraz 1994 Top Division 2820----2820
Yelimay 1995 Top Division 269----269
1996 2611--2611
1997 178----178
1998 2323----2323
1999 banned
Total 9251--9251
Kairat 2000 Top Division 2313--2313
2001 82--82
Total 3115----3115
Ermis Aradippou 2000–01 Cypriot First Division 60--60
Zhenis Astana 2002 Super League 101--101
Yelimay 2002 Super League 2111--2111
2003 2913--2913
Total 5024----5024
Aktobe 2004 Super League 51--51
Alma-Ata 2005 Super League 227--227
Semey 2006 Kazakhstan First Division 83--83
Taraz 2007 Super League 41--41
Career total 351154--351154

International

Kazakhstan national team
YearAppsGoals
199610
199750
199800
199900
200071
200154
200211
200310
200400
200550
200630
Total286

Statistics accurate as of 5 November 2015[3]

International goals

#DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.6 April 2000Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar Palestine2-02–02000 AFC ACQ
2.12 April 2001Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq   Nepal1–06–02002 WC qualification
3.3–0
4.14 April 2001Al-Shaab Stadium, Baghdad, Iraq Macau2–03–02002 WC qualification
5.25 April 2001Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan Iraq1–01–12002 WC qualification
6.7 July 2002Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan Estonia1–01–1Friendly
Correct as of 22 May 2016[4]

Honours


Club

Yelimay
Kairat

Individual

References


  1. "УШЕЛ БОМБАРДИР". kaz-football.kz/ (in Russian). kaz-football.kz. 23 November 2007. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  2. "ЛУЧШИЕ БОМБАРДИРЫ ЧЕМПИОНАТОВ КАЗАХСТАНА. 1992-2007" (in Kazakh). Lyakhov. Archived from the original on 1 June 2009. Retrieved 4 September 2009.
  3. "Oleg Litvinenko". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 2 November 2015.
  4. "Oleg Litvinenko - national football team player". eu-football.info.