Nenad Eric is the best goalkeeper in the history of FC Astana
The year 2018 is behind, which means that FC Astana has spent exactly 10 seasons in its history, celebrating its anniversary with the fourth consecutive qualification to the European Competitions group stage, as well as the fifth championship title.
7 January, 2019
For these 10 years, the capital club has won many glorious victories – five championship titles, three victories in the Cup and Super Cup of the country, participation in the Champions League group stage, and three times in the Europa League group stage and 1/16 finals of the European Tournament.
Summing up the decade, the Press Service of the club decided to conduct series of surveys among fans, in order to define the symbolic team of these ten years.
Goalkeepers were the first in line, and almost with no chances for other competitors, the votation was won by Nenad Eric. Since 2011, the captain of FC Astana has been performing for the club, being the record holder on the number of matches for FC Astana, having played 258 matches, 122 of which became “clean sheet”.
Also Eric holds the club’s record for the run without conceding goals. In 2012, Nenad did not concede for 565 minutes.
In addition to Nenad, at various times the goal of the Astana team was defended by Alexandr Mokin (2016-2018), Vladimir Loginovskiy (2013-2015), Aleksey Belkin (2010-2012), Roman Gerus (2010), Roman Nesterenko (2009) and David Loria (2009), and Stanislav Pavlov, who played two matches in the season 2018 – in the Cup against FC Makhtaaral, as well as against FC Shakhter in the Premier League.
Top-3 by the survey for the Best Goalkeeper of the decade:
1. Nenad Eric 86.83%
2. David Loria 6.57%
3. Alexandr Mokin 3.06%
Total votes: 3,302 persons.