Artem Favorov – Wikipedia

Ukrainian football striker

Artem Favorov (Ukrainian: Артем Володимирович Фаворов; born 19 March 1994) is a Ukrainian football striker who plays for Zalaegerszeg on loan from Puskás Akadémia.

Favorov is a product of the Dynamo Kyiv youth sportive school.

FC Obolon-Brovar Kyiv[edit]

From 2013 to 2016 he played for Obolon-Brovar Kyiv, in the season 2015-16, he become the top scorer of the Ukrainian First League with Obolon-Brovar Kyiv with 11 goals.

Vejle Boldklub[edit]

in 2017 he moved to Vejle Boldklub, he scored against Næstved Boldklub and contrinuited to win Danish 1st Division in the season 2017–18.[1]

FC Desna Chernihiv[edit]

In 2018 he signed a contract with FC Desna Chernihiv[2] the team in Chernihiv in the Ukrainian Premier League, where played also older brother Denys Favorov. With FC Desna Chernihiv got into the Round of 16 (⅛) of the Ukrainian Cup in the season 2018–19. He played 57 caps scoring 14 goals, allowing the team to get 8th position in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Puskás Akadémia FC[edit]

In 2020, the 25-year-old midfielder has signed 2.5 years contract with the new club Puskás Akadémia is now ranked fourth in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I, the top flight of Hungarian football.[3][4] This is the first full-fledged transfer in the history of FC Desna Chernihiv with 470k euro.[5] He scored his first goal 8 February 2020 against Paksi FC. He made 10 caps and contributed to achieve the 3rd place and qualified for the Europa League first qualifying round.

Zalaegerszeg (loan)[edit]

In summer 2020 he went on loan to Zalaegerszeg in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I for 1 year.[6][7][8] In the season 2020–21, with the new club, he scored his first goal of the season, winning 0–3 away against MTK Budapest.[9] On 23 December 2020 he scored his second goal against Újpest FC[10] On 31 January 2021, he scored his third goal of the season against Paksi FC[11] On 13 February 2021 he scored against Kisvárda FC in the defeat 2–1.[12] On 3 April 2021 he scored against Diósgyőri VTK in Nemzeti Bajnokság I in the 2020–21 season.[13] In April 2021 he scored against Budafoki in Nemzeti Bajnokság I.[14] On 24 April 2014 he scored against his former team Puskás Akadémia at the Pancho Aréna for the Nemzeti Bajnokság I, in a match ending 1–4 for Zalaegerszeg.[15]

Puskás Akadémia FC[edit]

In June 2021 he returned by loan to Puskás Akadémia.[16][17]The 8 June and 15 June 2021 he played against Inter Turku for the UEFA Europa Conference League for the First qualifying round of the season 2021–22.[18][19]On 27 June 2021 he played for the Second qualifying round of the season 2021–22 against RFS.[20]On 1 August he played the first match against Újpest for the 2021-22 of Nemzeti Bajnokság I.[21]On 18 August 2021 he scored his first goal in the season 2021-22 against his ex team Zalaegerszeg away let his team to win 1-3 at the ZTE Arena in Zalaegerszeg.[22]On 19 September 2021, he played against BFC Siófok in Magyar Kupa in the season 2021-22.[23]On 30 January 2022 he scored against Fehérvár giving the victory for his club at the Pancho Aréna.[24]On 7 May 2022 he scored against Debrecen at the Nagyerdei Stadion for the 2021-22 of Nemzeti Bajnokság I.[25]On 15 May 2022 he scored against Honvéd at the Pancho Aréna in Felcsút, getting into the third place Nemzeti Bajnokság I and been the season with most appearances together with Magyar Kupa and UEFA Europa Conference League.[26]

National Team[edit]

He was called up to play for the 23-man squad of the Ukraine national under-21 football team by trainer Serhiy Kovalets in the Commonwealth of Independent States Cup in January 2014,[27] but then was removed from the squad.

Personal life[edit]

His older brother Denys Favorov is also a professional football player, been elected best Player Ukrainian First League in 2017–18 with FC Desna Chernihiv and he has been elected Ukrainian Footballer of the Year in 2020.[28][29]

In March 2022, during the Siege of Chernihiv, Artem with his brother Denys Favorov and others players, provided money for the needs of the Armed Forces of the city of Chernihiv.[30]

Career statistics[edit]


As of match played 20 May 2022[31]


Desna Chernihiv

Obolon-Brovar Kyiv



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