The fifth anniversary of the tragic death of Andrei Gusin: UAF executives pay tribute to the legend

Today, September 17 marks the fifth anniversary of the tragic death of an outstanding footballer of FC Dynamo Kyiv, seven-time Ukrainian champion, four-time winner of the Cup of Ukraine, winner of the Super Bowl of Ukraine and participant of the quarter-finals of the 2006 World Cup Andrey Gusin.

Photo by Pavlo Kubanov

The UAF delegation, led by the organization's first vice president, Vadim Kostyuchenko, visited the memorial today and honored the memory of the legend at the Baykovo cemetery where Andrei Gusin is buried.

Photo by Pavlo Kubanov

According to Vadim Kostyuchenko, under the initiative of the UAF a football tournament in memory of Andrei Gusin will be held soon. School teams will participate in the competition and tournament matches will take place during the autumn break.

Andrey Gusin

He was born on December 11, 1972 in Zolochiv (Lviv region). Half-back. In the warehouses of the Carpathians, CSKA-Borysphen and Kiev Dynamo held in the Ukrainian championship 214 matches, in which he scored 35 goals. In the European Cups he played 66 matches, scoring 5 goals. In the national team of Ukraine played 71 matches in which he scored 9 goals. Participant in the final part of the 2006 World Cup. Participant in qualifying tournaments for Euro-1996, World Cup-1998, Euro-2000, World Cup-2002, Euro-2004, World Cup-2006, Euro-2008.

Tragically killed on September 17, 2014…

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