Yevhen Lemeshko

Ukrainian football coach (1930-2016)

Yevhen Lemeshko (Ukrainian: Євген Пилипович Лемешко; 11 December 1929 – 2 June 2016) was a Ukrainian football coach. He was born in Mykolaiv. He was chairman of the Council of Veteran Footballers. He started his football career as a player for FC Dynamo Kyiv, but due to an injury he continued his football career as a coach.

In 1956 Lemeshko played couple of games for the Ukraine at the Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR.[1] In 1980 he became a Merited Coach of Ukraine.

Lemeshko died on 2 June 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine from a stroke, aged 86.[2]


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