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Pavel Cebanu

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Pavel Cebanu
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-03-28) 28 March 1955 (age 66)
Place of birth Reni, Ukraine
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973 – 1985 FC Nistru Chişinău 341 (45)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Pavel Cebanu (born 28 March 1955 in Reni, Ukraine) is a former Moldovan football (soccer) player. He spent his entire career, from 1973 to 1985, at the Moldovan side FC Nistru Chişinău. He was captain for many years and played 341 games scoring 45 goals.[1]

He was the president of the Football Association of Moldova, for 22-year from 1 February 1997 to 2019 and was succeeded by Leonid Oleinicenco.[2]

In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's Jubilee, he was selected as the Golden Player of Moldova by the Football Association of Moldova as their most outstanding player of the past 50 years.[3]


  1. ^ "Pavel Cebanu". Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Cebanu re-elected in Moldova". 4 February 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Moldova's Cebanu still showing the way". Retrieved 26 June 2016.

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