Valentyn Sapronov

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Valentyn Sapronov
Personal information
Full name Valentyn Havrylovych Sapronov
Date of birth (1932-01-23)23 January 1932
Place of birth Avdiivka, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Date of death 17 May 2019(2019-05-17) (aged 87)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1963 Shakhtar Stalino 205 (27)
National team
1956 Ukraine 1 (0)
Teams managed
1971–1972 Lokomotyv Donetsk
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Valentyn Havrylovych Sapronov (Ukrainian: Валентин Гаврилович Сапронов; 23 January 1932 – 17 May 2019) was an Ukrainian football player and manager. He played as a forward.

Sapronov was born in Avdiivka. He played for Shakhtar Stalino between 1952 and 1963, making 205 league appearances and scoring 27 goals. In 1956, he played a game for the Ukraine national team. He later managed Lokomotyv Donetsk in 1971–72. He died in 2019, at the age of 87.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Помер Валентин Сапронов – колишній гравець та тренер донецького "Шахтаря"". 24tv.ua (in Ukrainian). 18 May 2019. Retrieved 4 June 2019.