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|Full name||Mykhaylo Ivanovych Fomenko|
|Date of birth||(1948-09-19) 19 September 1948 (age 75)|
|Place of birth||Mala Rybytsia, Sumy Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1980–1985||Dynamo Kyiv (as instructor)|
|1987||Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih|
|1990–1991||Al-Rasheed and Iraq|
|2005||Spartak Sumy (vice-president)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals|
As a player, he was capped 24 times for the Soviet Union, and, as a head coach, became the second ever manager – after Oleh Blokhin – to take the Ukraine national team to an international finals tournament, reaching UEFA Euro 2016.
Fomenko was famous for his coaching in Dynamo Kyiv, winning its first Ukrainian gold medals for the club, first Ukrainian Cup for the club and most notably, defeating Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League tournament. Barcelona, under Johan Cruyff and with such star players as Ronald Koeman and Pep Guardiola, ended up to be finalist of that UEFA Champions League season.
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