Samat Smakov

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Samat Smakov
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Personal information
Full name Samat Kabirovich Smakov
Date of birth (1978-12-08) 8 December 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Semey, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Centre back / Right back
Club information
Current team
Kairat
Number 8
Youth career
1992–1997 FC Elimay
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Elimay 33 (6)
1999–2000 Irtysh 20 (1)
2000–2001 Rostov 39 (0)
2000–2001 Rostov reserves 8 (1)
2002 Astana 11 (2)
2003 Elimay 27 (4)
2004–2006 Kairat 91 (15)
2007–2013 Aktobe 171 (30)
2013 Çaykur Rizespor 16 (0)
2013– Kairat 32 (0)
National team
2000– Kazakhstan 62 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2014

Samat Smakov (Kazakh: Самат Қабірұлы Смақов; born 8 December 1978 in Semey) is a Kazakhstani football defender who currently playing for FC Kairat.

Club career[edit]

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.[1] He is a current captain of FC Kairat Almaty.

In October 2014, Smakov, along with Dmitri Khomich, Mikhail Bakayev, Zaurbek Pliyev and Aleksandr Kislitsyn, was banned from training with FC Kairat by the club.[2]

International career[edit]

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 November 2014 he has played 62 international matches and scored two goals,[3] his first goal a penalty against Belgium in September 2007.[4] Many times he led the team as a captain.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Kazakhstan's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1. 12 September 2007 Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty  Belgium 2–2 2–2 Euro 2008 qualifier [4]
2. 16 November 2014 Türk Telekom Arena, Istanbul  Turkey 1–3 1–3 Euro 2016 qualifier [5]

Personal[edit]

Awards[edit]

GOAL Journal "Best player of the year"

Honours[edit]

  • Kazakhstan League Winner: 6

1998, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009

  • Kazakhstan Cup Winner: 2

2002, 2008

  • Kazakhstan Supercup Winner: 2

2008, 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balykbaev, Duman (1 September 2013). Юрий Логвиненко — новый рекордсмен «Актобе» [Yuri Logvinenko - new "Aktobe" record] (in Russian). Sports.kz. 
  2. ^ "Хомич, Плиев и Бакаев отстранены от тренировок Кайрата до конца сезона". www.sports.ru (in Russian). sports.ru. 23 October 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Dryomin, Mike and Mamrud, Roberto (6 February 2014). "Kazakhstan - Record International Players". RSSSF. 
  4. ^ a b "Kazakhstan hold Belgium to 2–2 draw in Euro qualifier". ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network). Reuters. 12 September 2007. Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Esetova, Asel (17 November 2014). "Казахстан проиграл Турции в квалификации Евро-2016". Kazakhstanskaya Pravda (in Kazakh). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 

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