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Name  Oleksandr Kovpak
Date joined  2013
1997-2002  Sports school (Smila)
Weight  72 kg
Number  39
Height  1.81 m
Playing position  Forward
Role  Footballer

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Full name  Oleksandr Oleksandrovich Kovpak
Date of birth  (1983-02-02) 2 February 1983 (age 32)
Current teams  FC Vorskla Poltava (#39 / Forward), Ukraine national football team (Forward)

Place of birth  Smila, Soviet Union

Oleksandr Kovpak (Ukrainian: Олександр Олександрович Ковпак; born 2 February 1983 in Smila, Cherkasy Oblast, Ukrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian footballer.



He moved to Tavriya in the winter of 2005 from Dnipro Cherkassy.

Kovpak become the top goalscorer of the Ukrainian Premier League 2008-09 with Tavriya, having netted 17 goals.

The head coach of Ukraine's national team Oleksiy Mykhailychenko called him into the Ukrainian squad for the 2010 World Cup qualifying games versus Croatia and Kazakhstan on 6 June 2009 and 10 June 2009 respectively, but he remained an unused substitute for these matches. He finally made his debut on 2 June 2013, in the 0:0 draw with Cameroon in a friendly match after coming on as a late replacement for Roman Zozulya.

During the winter break of the 2010–11 Ukrainian Premier League season he transferred to Arsenal Kyiv.

Career statistics

As of 10 July 2011


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