Azerbaijan national under-21 football team

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Azerbaijan Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Odlar Yurdu
(The Land of Fire)
Association Association of Football
Federations of Azerbaijan
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Germany Bernhard Lippert
FIFA code AZE
First colours
Second colours

The Azerbaijan national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of the Azerbaijan and is controlled by the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan.

UEFA U-21 record[edit]

  • 1978 - 1991: part of USSR
  • 1992 - 1994: did not participate
  • 1996: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 1998: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2000: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2002: 5th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2004: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2006: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2007: Lost in preliminary round.
  • 2009: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2011: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2013: 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2015: 4th of 5 in qualification group.

2015 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 8 8 0 0 22 6 +16 24
 Israel 8 5 0 3 22 15 +7 15
 Norway 8 3 0 5 11 19 –8 9
 Azerbaijan 8 2 1 5 9 15 –6 7
 Macedonia 8 1 1 6 4 13 –9 4
  Azerbaijan Israel Republic of Macedonia Norway Portugal
Azerbaijan  3–0 0–0 0–1 0–2
Israel  7–2 2–1 4–1 3–4
Macedonia  1–0 0–3 1–3 0–1
Norway  1–3 1–3 2–1 1–2
Portugal  3–1 3–0 2–0 5–1


Current Squad[edit]

Squad named for the qualifying game against Israel U21 on 8 June 2013.

  • Caps and Goals are correct as of 8 June 2013.
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Andrey Popoviç (1992-03-04) 4 March 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
12 1GK Emil Balayev (1994-04-17) 17 April 1994 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
2 2DF Gara Garayev (1992-10-12) 12 October 1992 (age 22) 11 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
5 2DF Elvin Yunuszade (1992-08-22) 22 August 1992 (age 22) 3 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
3 2DF Tarlan Guliyev (1992-04-19) 19 April 1992 (age 22) 12 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
4 2DF Urfan Abbasov (1992-10-14) 14 October 1992 (age 22) 2 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
20 2DF Slavik Alkhasov (1993-02-06) 6 February 1993 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
7 3MF Araz Abdullayev (1992-04-18) April 18, 1992 (age 22) 8 3 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
10 3MF Abdulla Abasiyev (1993-08-16) 16 August 1993 (age 21) 5 0 Azerbaijan Inter Baku
11 3MF Tuğrul Erat (1992-06-17) June 17, 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Germany Fortuna Düsseldorf
13 3MF Timur Temeltash (1992-01-13) 13 January 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Germany Kaiserslautern II
14 3MF Amit Guluzade (1992-11-20) November 20, 1992 (age 22) 7 0 Portugal Atlético CP
16 3MF Ruslan Tagizade (1993-12-09) 9 December 1993 (age 21) 4 0 Azerbaijan AZAL
18 3MF Sertan Tashkin (1992-04-18) April 18, 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Vacant
19 3MF Mirhuseyn Seyidov (C) (1992-08-10) August 10, 1992 (age 22) 13 1 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
17 4FW Nurlan Novruzov (1993-03-03) March 3, 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Baku
23 4FW Fatih Sanli (1992-02-23) February 23, 1992 (age 22) 1 0 Germany Bergisch Gladbach 09
9 4FW Aghabala Ramazanov (1993-03-03) March 3, 1993 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Khazar Lankaran

See also[edit]

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