Yuri Kurnenin

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Yuri Kurnenin
Personal information
Full name Yuri Anatolyevich Kurnenin
Date of birth (1954-06-14)14 June 1954
Place of birth Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Russian SFSR
Date of death 30 July 2009(2009-07-30) (aged 55)
Place of death Minsk, Belarus
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position(s) Defender/Midfielder
Youth career
1964–1970 Znamya Truda Orekhovo-Zuyevo
1971–1972 Dinamo Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1975 Dinamo Moscow 17 (2)
1976–1987 Dinamo Minsk 315 (26)
Teams managed
1989–1990 KIM Vitebsk (assistant)
1991–1992 Dinamo Brest
1993–1994 Samotlor-XXI Nizhnevartovsk
1995–1996 Syria
1997 Al-Ahli Muscat
1998 Dinamo Minsk (assistant)
1999–2000 Dinamo Minsk
2001 Chernomorets Novorossiysk (assistant)
2003 Shakhtyor Soligorsk (assistant)
2003 Dinamo Minsk (assistant)
2003–2005 Belarus (assistant)
2006–2009 Belarus U-21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yuri Anatolyevich Kurnenin (Belarusian: Юрый Анатолевіч Курненін, Russian: Юрий Анатольевич Курненин; 14 June 1954 – 30 July 2009[1]) was a Belarusian professional football player and coach of Russian origin. As a player, he made his professional debut in the Soviet Top League in 1973 for FC Dynamo Moscow.[2]

To date, he remains as the only Belarusian manager to have coached a national team in a major competition, when he coached Syria in the 1996 AFC Asian Cup.


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  1. ^ "Умер Юрий Курненин". naviny.by. 2009-07-30. Retrieved 2020-04-26.
  2. ^ "Курненин Юрий Анатольевич, 14.06.1954, футболист". footballfacts.ru. Retrieved 2020-04-26.