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Anatoliy Byshovets

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Anatoliy Byshovets
Personal information
Full name Anatoliy Fyodorovich Byshovets
Date of birth (1946-04-23) 23 April 1946 (age 75)
Place of birth Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Youth career
Dynamo Kyiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1973 Dynamo Kyiv 139 (49)
National team
1966–1972 Soviet Union 39 (15)
Teams managed
1982–1985 Soviet Union (Youth)
1986–1988 Soviet Union (Olympic)
1988–1990 Dynamo Moscow
1990–1992 Soviet Union / CIS
1992–1993 AEL Limassol
1994 South Korea (Advisor)
1994–1995 South Korea
1995–1996 South Korea (Olympic)
1997–1998 Zenit Saint Petersburg
1998 Russia
1998–1999 Shakhtar Donetsk
2003 Marítimo
2005 Tom Tomsk
2006–2007 Lokomotiv Moscow
2009 Kuban Krasnodar (Consultant)
2011 Ufa (Advisor)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anatoliy Fedorovich Byshovets (Russian: Анатолий Фёдорович Бышовец, Ukrainian: Анато́лій Фе́дорович Бишове́ць; born 23 April 1946) is a Russian football manager of Ukrainian origin and former Soviet international striker. He played his entire professional career with club side Dynamo Kyiv. He won Olympic gold as a coach with the Soviet team at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He was also a manager of the USSR, Russia, and South Korea national teams. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, he managed the South Korean U-23 team. He is one of the most successful modern Russian coaches.


Byshovets played for the youth team of FC Dynamo Kyiv, then for their senior team in 1963-1973. Byshovets won the Soviet championship four times (1966, 1967, 1968, 1971) and the Soviet Cup twice (1964, 1966) with them. Byshovets scored four goals for the Soviet Union in the 1970 FIFA World Cup.


After finishing his playing career in 1973 Byshovets worked in Dynamo Kyiv's football school. In 1988, he won the Olympic gold with the Soviet team. He has also managed various clubs and three national teams (USSR, Russia, and South Korea).[1]

Byshovets also was a consultant at Anzhi Makhachkala (2003), vice president at FC Khimki (2003–2004), and sporting director at Hearts (2004–2005). He became the first foreign coach of South Korea in 1994.

Recent events

After having been for one year out of work Byshovets became coach of FC Lokomotiv Moscow. In 2007 Lokomotiv with Byshovets won the Russian Cup which brought Byshovets a more positive image from both the press and the fans. But despite the club's Champions League ambitions under Byshovets Lokomotiv was underachieving in the Russian Premier League. Next day after the end of 2007 season he was sacked.[2]

In October 2009, he was hired as a consultant by FC Kuban Krasnodar. He left Kuban just over a month later, on 17 November 2009.


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  • Profile at
  • Anatoliy Fedorovich Byshovets at at (archived 2014-04-22)
  • "Profile at LiveJournal". Archived from the original on 26 January 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2014.

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