Igor Kolyvanov is a former football player who was born on 6 March 1968. Kolyvanov was invited into his first club at the age of 9 by Viktor Abayev. In 1982 he joined FShM Moscow and after a two-year spell in the team moved to Spartak Moscow. His professional career started in Dynamo Moscow where he played from 1986 to 1991 and made more than 140 appearances netting 22 goals. In the season 1990/1991 the player scored 18 goals in 27 fixtures and was awarded with a top-scorer prize.
In 1991 the striker moved to U.S. Foggia where he became one of the most important players in the squad. The stint in the club lasted for five seasons and the forward played in 106 matches finding the target 22 times.
After Foggia was relegated to Serie B Kolyvanov was purchased by Bologna where he was even more prolific. The Russian made 113 appearances in the top flight and scored 26 goals.
In 2002 Kolyvanov went into coaching, taking charge of the Russian U-15 national team. He brought the Russian U-17 side to the 2006 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship trophy.
In 2012 he was introduced as FC Ufa head coach and in 2014 guided the team to Premier League.
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