Football Federation of Saint-Petersburg
Foundation year: 1901
|#||Family name, Name||Date of birth||Position||Club|
|1||Mzhelskiy Mikhail||29.03.1995||Goalkeeper||FC Zenit|
|16||Rudakov Maksim||22.01.1996||Goalkeeper||FC Zenit|
|3||Kovalenko Mikhail||25.01.1995||Defender||FC Zenit|
|4||Karpov Maksim||17.03.1995||Defender||Moskovskaya zastava|
|5||Alferov Yevgeniy||31.01.1995||Defender||FC Zenit|
|17||Yakovlev Andrey||12.01.1995||Defender||FC Zenit|
|15||Anuchin Dmitriy||16.04.1995||Defender||FC Zenit|
|12||Kompaneyets Maksim||20.01.1995||Midfielder||FC Zenit|
|14||Khodakovskiy Dmitriy||14.01.1995||Midfielder||FC Zenit|
|20||Simonyan Artem||20.02.1995||Midfielder||FC Zenit|
|8||Makarov Aleksey||03.07.1995||Forward||FC Zenit|
|9||Yegorov Aleksey||03.02.1995||Forward||FC Zenit|
|10||Zakarlyuka Aleksandr||24.06.1995||Forward||FC Zenit|
|18||Yashchuk Danila||13.03.1995||Forward||FC Zenit|
|22||Solovyev Anton||27.03.1995||Forward||FC Zenit|
A team from the city on the banks of Neva river was first presented at the Valentin Granatkin Memorial in 1991. This year the team was formed, mostly from the players of football school "Smena". The team of Leningrad lost to the first and second national teams of the USSR (2:3 and 1:2), and to China (1:2).
However, they defeated Turkish national team (3:0) and Germany (1:0) and took fourth place with positive goal differential 8-7. Team was trained by coaches Alexander Pronin and Viktor Vinogradov.
After resurrection of the tournament in 2001, head coach of Saint-Petersburg, Vladimir Kazachenok had to gather the team on a very short notice. because Vietnam's national team refused to participate.
The result and performance were poor: last place in the group of four teams with a 0-13 goal differential.
In 2002 the team was formed on the base of "Zenit-2" (second division), head coach - Boris Rapoport. The result - 7th place, only victory against Chinese youth team.
10 years have passed. In 2012 the team of Saint Petersburg was brought to the pitch of Granatkin Memorial by Vladimir Kazachenok. That tournament was the most successful so far. After starting with loss to Azerbaijan - 1:2, the victory over Finland came – 2:0 and only after counting the additional stats, the team did not continue to compete in medal round. However in playoff matches Belarus was defeated – 2:0, and in the match for the 5th spot after the penalty shots, Czech Republic national team was beaten 4:3 (1:1 after the final whistle).
Date of birth: 06.09.1952
Career as a player:
1971 - 1975, 1979 - 1982 Zenith (Leningrad)
1976 - 1978 Dynamo (Moscow)
For the USSR national team played two matches
Member of "Grigory Fedotov Club": 104 goals
Accomplishments as a player:
USSR Cup winner (1977)
USSR Championship bronze medal winner (1980)
1987 – 1989 Head coach of Dynamo (Leningrad)
2000 – 2002 Head coach of FC Svetogorets
2003 Head coach of Dynamo (Saint-Petersburg)
2004 – 2005 Head coach of Petrotrest (Saint-Petersburg)
2006 – 2007 Head coach of FC Khimki
2009 Head coach of Smena-Zenit (Saint-Petersburg)
2010 Head coach of JK Kalev (Sillamae, Estonia)