|Date of birth||19 September 1990|
|Place of birth||Ashkhabad, Turkmen SSR, USSR|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|2007–2010||FC Talyp Sporty||32||(2)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 13, 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 9, 2019
The first half of the 2011 season was held in FC Aşgabat. The second part of the 2011 season, he played for FC HTTU, which included winning the Cup of Turkmenistan for the first time. In 2013, he became the first champion 2013 Ýokary Liga.
Since 2014, Ataýew has played for Altyn Asyr FK. As part of the team, he won the title of champion of Turkmenistan in 2014 and 2015, the 2015 Turkmenistan Cup, and the 2015 Turkmenistan Super Cup. At the end of the 2015 season, Ataýew was voted the best player of 2015 Ýokary Liga.
He played for the Olympic team of Turkmenistan in the Asian Football Confederation's Pre-Olympic Tournament.
- Scores and results list Turkmenistan's goal tally first.
|1.||9 January 2019||Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates||Japan||2–3||2–3||2019 AFC Asian Cup|
- Best player of Ýokary Liga: 2015
- Altyn Asyr
- FC HTTU
- Runners-up: 2012
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- "Ahmet Ataýew". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 11 January 2019.