Igor Dobrovolski

  • Date of birth : 27/08/1967
  • Position : Coach
  • Country : Russia Russia
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Igor Dobrovolski

Moldova
Igor Dobrovolski
Moldova coach Igor Dobrovolski ©Boris Kharchenko

Igor Dobrovolski

Moldova

Date of birth: 27/08/1967
Nationality: Russian
Playing career: FC Nistru Chisinau, FC Dinamo Moskva, Playas de Castellón FS, Servette FC, Genoa CFC, Olympique de Marseille, Club Atlético de Madrid, SC Fortuna Düsseldorf, FC Tiligul Tiraspol
Coaching career: FC Tiligul Tiraspol, FC Academia Chisinau, FC Dacia Chisinau, FC Veris, FC Sakhalin, Moldova (twice)

• Born near the Ukrainian-Moldovan border, Dobrovolski was schooled at an academy in Tiraspol, and made his name as a creative midfielder with Nistru Chisinau, earning a move to Dinamo Moskva in 1986.

• A gold medal winner with the Soviet Union at the 1988 Olympics, he was also in the side that won the 1990 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. He appeared with the senior side at the FIFA World Cup finals that summer, and also played at the 1992 and 1996 UEFA European Championships. Capped 47 times in total.

• Played in Spain, Switzerland, Italy and Germany, and was at Marseille when they followed up a 1991/92 French title success with triumph in the 1992/93 UEFA Champions League.

• Returned to Moldova in 2005 to become player-coach at Tiligul, leading his side to fourth place in his only season in charge. Hired as Moldova coach Anatol Teslev's assistant, he was in sole command from 2007-09, Moldova earning a best-ever total of 12 points under him in UEFA EURO 2008 qualifying, and reaching a pinnacle of 37th in the FIFA rankings.

• Led Dacia to Moldovan title in 2010/11 before working with Veris and Sakhalin. Hired as Moldova boss for a second time on 23 December 2015.

Last updated: 24/12/15 11.06CET

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General info

  • Name: Igor Dobrovolski
  • Date of birth: 27/08/1967
  • Country: Russia

  • Current campaign
  • UEFA Europa League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • National team: European Championship (Qualifying round)
    24/03/07: Moldova 1-1 Malta
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (First qualifying round)
    08/07/10: Dacia 0-0 Zeta

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPWDL
Moldova8323
Total8323

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPWDL
Dacia2101
Total2101
UEFA Europa League
ClubPWDL
Dacia11524
Total11524
Last updated: 24/07/2015 01:35 CET