Viktor Matviyenko in 1975
|Full name||Viktor Antonovych Matviyenko|
|Date of birth||9 November 1948|
|Place of birth||Zaporizhia, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Date of death||29 November 2018 70)(aged|
|FC Metalurh Zaporizhya|
|1966–1967||FC Metalurh Zaporizhya|
|1970||FC Metalurh Zaporizhya|
|1970–1977||FC Dynamo Kyiv|
|1978||FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk|
|1979||Avanhard Rivne (assistant)|
|1991–1992||Orlęta Łuków (Poland)|
|1993||FC Podillya Khmelnytskyi|
|1993||FC Torpedo Zaporizhia|
|1994||FC Bukovyna Chernivtsi|
|1995||CS Tiligul-Tiras Tiraspol|
|1996–1997||FC Torpedo Zaporizhia|
|2001–2002||FC Stal Alchevsk (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
|Olympic medal record|
|1976 Montreal||Team competition|
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