Former football player of “Zenith” Vladimir Kazachenok, died Sunday, March 26, on 65-m to year of life. This was reported on the website of the St. Petersburg club.
Kazachenok was born on 6 Sep 1952 in Kolpino. In the blue-white-blue forward has played 219 games and scored 78 goals. In 1980, Kazachenok together with “Zenith” became the bronze medalist of the USSR championship.
Vladimir Kazachenok has three times been included in the list of 33 best players of the championship of the country.
As a football coach he worked in the Leningrad “Dynamo” sports school “Zenit”, “Svetigora”, “Petrotrest”, “Khimki”, “Change-Zenit” and Estonian “Kalev”. In 2014, he worked as the Director of the training center of the Academy football club “Zenit”.