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Oleksandr Pavlovych Yakovenko

Personal information
Full nameOleksandr Pavlovych Yakovenko
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionMidfielder / Striker
Club information
Current clubAnderlecht

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Oleksandr Pavlovych Yakovenko ( ; born 23 July 1987 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian football midfielder, who plays for Belgian Jupiler Pro League club R.S.C. Anderlecht.

He has also played for FC Metalist Kharkiv, and SK Lierse in the past. His name is sometimes transliterated as Alexander Yakovenko or Oleksandr Iakovenko. In the January Transfer window for the 2007-2008 season, he was loaned out to Anderlecht and made an immediate impact constantly being selected as a starter as well as scoring goals in the domestic league and the UEFA Cup. The following summer Anderlecht signed him on a four year full-time contract. He is the son of a former footballer (now coach), Pavlo Yakovenko.

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