Anatoliy Kuksov

Soviet footballer

Anatoliy Yakovych Kuksov (Ukrainian: Анатолій Якович Куксов; 21 November 1949 – 4 January 2022) was a Soviet footballer and a Ukrainian coach. He made eight appearances for the Soviet Union national football team in 1972 and also won an Olympic bronze medal in 1972.

Anatoliy Kuksov
Personal information
Full name Anatoliy Yakovlevich Kuksov
Date of birth (1949-11-21)21 November 1949
Place of birth Voroshilovhrad, Soviet Union (now Ukraine)
Date of death 4 January 2022(2022-01-04) (aged 72)
Place of death Luhansk, Ukraine
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1959–1966 Trudovi Rezervy Luhansk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1985 Zorya Luhansk 489 (87)
National team
1972 USSR 8 (0)
Teams managed
1986–1990 Zorya Luhansk (assistant)
1990–1993 Zorya Luhansk
1994 Metalurh Zaporizhzhia
1995–1996 Azovets Mariupol
1996–1997 Zorya Luhansk
2001–2003 Avanhard Rovenky
2007–2008 Komunalnyk Luhansk
2010–2013 Hirnyk Rovenky
2015 Luhansk People's Republic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich Team competition

Kuksov died in Luhansk, Ukraine on 4 January 2022, at the age of 72.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Умер чемпион СССР Анатолий Куксов". Sport Express (in Russian). 4 January 2022. Retrieved 4 January 2022.