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Anna Kozhnikova

Anna Kozhnikova

Previous clubs: Priolit

National team: Russia

Domestic honours: Russian Women's Premier Division, Russian Women's Cup.

UEFA honours: UEFA European Under-19 Women's Championship (2005).

Which player most inspired you? Paolo Maldini and Rio Ferdinand, they are best when it comes to positional awareness.

Best player you've played with? I've had the pleasure of playing with lot of good players.

Toughest opponent? Lyon.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I had a lot of friends, they were good times.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? When you choose professional football, be sure it is what you want.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? It was a great experience.

Last updated: 28/09/12 14.32CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Anna Kozhnikova
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 10/07/1987 (28)
  • Country: Russia
  • Club: Rossiyanka ( RUS)

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Women's EURO 2015/17

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (First qualifying round)
    20/07/04: Voronezh 13-0 Shkiponjat
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (Second qualifying round)
    26/04/05: Russia 6-0 Romania

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Russia WOCO231
Russia WU-19183

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 07/06/2016 01:05 CET