|Full name||Samat Kabirovich Smakov|
|Date of birth||8 December 1978|
|Place of birth||Semey, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back / Right back|
|2000-2001||FC Rostov reserves||8||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 October 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Smakov started his career in his home town Semey playing for FC Elimay, and has since played for different teams, including FC Rostov in Russian Premier League. He is a four-time champion of Kazakhstan with four different clubs. Having a strong leadership qualities, he has captained most of his teams. He held FC Aktobe's club record for most Premier League appearances, before being surpassed by Yuri Logvinenko, in August 2013. He is a current captain of FC Kairat Almaty.
Samat received his first cap for Kazakhstan on 31 March 2000 in an Asian Cup qualifier against Jordan at the age of 18. Since that time Smakov capped in all major matches of Kazakhstan, including World Cup 2002, World Cup 2006 and Euro 2008 qualifiers. As of October 2013 he has played 59 international matches and scored one goal from penalty against Belgium in September 2007. Many times he led the team as a captain.
- Favorite club: Spartak Moscow
- 2004, 2008 Kazakhstan FF ""Best Player of the year""
- 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009 2010
GOAL Journal "Best player of the year"
- Kazakhstan League Winner: 6
1998, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009
- Kazakhstan Cup Winner: 2
- Kazakhstan Supercup Winner: 2
- Balykbaev, Duman (1 September 2013). "Юрий Логвиненко — новый рекордсмен «Актобе»" [Yuri Logvinenko - new "Aktobe" record] (in Russian). Sports.kz.
- Dryomin, Mike and Mamrud, Roberto (6 February 2014). "Kazakhstan - Record International Players". RSSSF.
- Personal Blog at National Team Website (Russian)
- Samat Smakov at National-Football-Teams.com
- "КАЙРАТ" ОБЪЯВИЛ О ПОДПИСАНИИ СМАКОВА И ЛОРИЯ (Russian)