Kyrgyzstan national football team
|Nickname(s)||"Ак барсдар" (The Whaite Bars)|
|Association||Football Federation of Kyrgyz Republic|
|Sub-confederation||CAFF (Central Asia)|
|Head coach||Aleksandr Krestinin|
|Asst coach||Andriy Rusol|
|Most caps||Vadim Kharchenko (52)|
|Top scorer||Mirlan Murzaev (4)|
|Home stadium||Spartak Stadium|
|FIFA ranking||152 (8 January 2015)|
|Highest FIFA ranking||119 (August 2006)|
|Lowest FIFA ranking||201 (March 2013)|
|Highest Elo ranking||149 (9 April 2006)|
|Lowest Elo ranking||175 (February 2013)|
| Uzbekistan 3–0 Kyrgyzstan
(Tashkent, Uzbekistan; August 23, 1992)
| Kyrgyzstan 6–0 Maldives
(Tehran, Iran; June 13, 1997)
| Iran 7–0 Kyrgyzstan
(Damascus, Syria; June 4, 1997)
|AFC Challenge Cup|
|Appearances||3 (First in 2006)|
The Kyrgyzstan national football team (Kyrgyz: Кыргыз Республикасынын улуттук курама командасы) is the national team of Kyrgyzstan and is controlled by the Football Federation of Kyrgyz Republic. It is a member of the Central and South Asian Football Federation of the Asian Football Confederation. The current head coach is Aleksandr Krestinin.
After the breakup of the Soviet Union and declaration of its independence, Kyrgyzstan became a fully recognized FIFA and AFC member. They played their first match away in Tashkent, against Uzbekistan on 23 August 1992 in the Central Asia Tournament, losing 3-0.
In April 1994, Kyrgyzstan played other Central Asian teams in a tournament in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. On 13 April they lost 5–1 to Turkmenistan, then on 15 April 1–0 to Tajikistan. On 17 April they drew 0-0 against Kazakhstan before losing 3-0 to the hosts two days later.
World Cup record
|World Cup Finals||World Cup Qualifications|
|1930 to 1990||Was part of USSR||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1994||Did not enter||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1998||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||5||3||0||2||12||11|
|2002||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||6||1||1||4||3||9|
|2006||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||8||3||1||4||11||12|
|2010||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||2||1||0||1||2||2|
|2014||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||2||0||0||2||0||7|
Asian Cup record
|Asian Cup Finals||Asian Cup Qualifications|
|1956 to 1990||Was part of USSR||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|1996||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||4||1||0||3||3||7|
|2000||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||3||0||0||3||3||11|
|2004||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||2||1||0||1||3||2|
|2007||Did not enter||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2011||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||2010 AFC Challenge Cup was used to determine qualification for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
|2015||Did not qualify||-||-||-||-||-||-||2012 & 2014 AFC Challenge Cup are used to determine qualification for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
AFC Challenge Cup record
West Asian Championship
In 2006, Kyrgyzstan took part in the inaugural ELF Cup in Northern Cyprus. This competition was originally intended to be for teams that were not members of FIFA; however, the organisers extended invitations to both Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, who were both represented by their national futsal teams.
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
Fixtures and results
Main article: Kyrgyzstan national football team results
The following 23 players were called up for the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup.
The following players have been selected for the squad within the last 12 months and are still available for selection.