Azerbaijan national under-21 football team

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Azerbaijan Under-21
Nickname(s) Milli (The National Team)
Association Association of Football
Federations of Azerbaijan
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Azerbaijan Yashar Vahabzade
Captain Azer Salahli
Most caps Tarlan Guliyev (18)
Top scorer Samir Aliyev (4)
FIFA code AZE
First colours
Second colours
Biggest win
 Azerbaijan 3–0 Israel 
(Baku, Azerbaijan; 3 September 2014)

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.

2017 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship[edit]

Group 7[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany 7 7 0 0 26 4 +22 21 Final tournament 4–2 4–0 3–1 7 Oct 4–1
2  Austria 6 5 0 1 18 7 +11 15 Possible Play-offs 11 Oct 2–0 7–0 4–3 1–0
3  Finland 6 4 0 2 12 7 +5 12 6 Sep 2 Sep 7 Oct 2–0 3–0
4  Azerbaijan (E) 8 2 1 5 7 18 −11 7 0–3 0–2 0–1 3–0 6 Sep
5  Russia (X) 6 1 1 4 7 13 −6 4 0–2 6 Sep 11 Oct 2–2 2–0
6  Faroe Islands (E) 7 0 0 7 2 23 −21 0 0–6 7 Oct 1–6 0–1 1 Sep
Updated to match(es) played on 2 June 2016. Source: UEFA
(E) Eliminated; (X) Cannot qualify directly as the top team, but may still qualify for the play-offs.

Schedule and results[edit]

2015[edit]

2016[edit]


Current Squad[edit]

The following players called up for the Friendly matches against Slovenia on 28 & 31 May, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 3 June 2016.
Caps and goals as March 24, 2016 after the game against Russia.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Tarlan Ahmadli (1994-11-21) 21 November 1994 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
1GK Rashad Azizli (1994-01-01) 1 January 1994 (age 22) 0 0 Azerbaijan Ravan
2DF Azer Salahli (C) (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 (age 22) 11 1 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
2DF Magsad Isayev (1994-06-07) 7 June 1994 (age 22) 8 1 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
2DF Adil Naghiyev (1995-09-11) 11 September 1995 (age 20) 7 0 Azerbaijan Zira
2DF Rahil Mammadov (1995-11-24) 24 November 1995 (age 20) 5 1 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
2DF Sadig Guliyev (1995-03-09) 9 March 1995 (age 21) 3 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
2DF Tural Humbatov (1994-01-24) 24 January 1994 (age 22) 1 0 Azerbaijan AZAL
2DF Dmitriy Naghiyev (1995-11-27) 27 November 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Ukraine Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
2DF Bahlul Mustafazade (1997-02-27) 27 February 1997 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
2DF Sertan Tashkin (1997-10-08) 8 October 1997 (age 18) 0 0 Azerbaijan Inter Baku
3MF Elshan Abdullayev (1994-02-05) 5 February 1994 (age 22) 12 1 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
3MF Vugar Mustafayev (1994-08-05) 5 August 1994 (age 22) 6 0 Azerbaijan Zira
3MF Fahmin Muradbayli (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 20) 5 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
3MF Orkhan Aliyev (1995-12-21) 21 December 1995 (age 20) 3 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz
3MF Budag Nasirov (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 20) 2 0 Portugal Sporting CP
3MF Fuad Bayramov (1994-11-30) 30 November 1994 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Inter Baku
3MF Kamran Abdullazade (1995-03-20) 20 March 1995 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
3MF Khayal Najafov (1997-12-19) 19 December 1997 (age 18) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
3MF Orkhan Gurbanli (1995-07-12) 12 July 1995 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
4FW Elnur Jafarov (1997-03-28) 28 March 1997 (age 19) 4 0 Portugal Tondela
4FW Mahir Madatov (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 19) 1 1 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
4FW Ruslan Nasirli (1995-01-12) 12 January 1995 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan AZAL
4FW Ehtiram Shahverdiyev (1996-10-01) 1 October 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have been called for the squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Shahrudin Mahammadaliyev (1994-06-12) 12 June 1994 (age 22) 9 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Russia, March 24, 2016
GK Emil Balayev (1994-04-17) 17 April 1994 (age 22) 0 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015

DF Abbas Huseynov (1995-06-13) 13 June 1995 (age 21) 3 0 Azerbaijan Inter Baku v.  Slovenia, May 28, 2016 INJ
DF Jamil Hajiyev (1994-08-24) 24 August 1994 (age 22) 3 0 Azerbaijan Zira v.  Russia, November 17, 2015
DF Azad Karimov (1994-10-31) 31 October 1994 (age 21) 4 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz v.  Germany, November 13, 2015 INJ
DF Elvin Badalov (1995-06-14) 14 June 1995 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku v.  Finland, October 13, 2015
DF Ilyas Safarzade (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 20) 1 0 Azerbaijan AZAL v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
DF Rustam Rustamli (1995-12-21) 21 December 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan AZAL v.  Germany, September 8, 2015

MF Ilter Tashkin (1994-07-05) 5 July 1994 (age 22) 14 0 Azerbaijan Inter Baku v.  Russia, March 24, 2016
MF Elvin Jamalov (1995-02-04) 4 February 1995 (age 21) 6 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Russia, March 24, 2016
MF Kamal Mirzayev (1996-12-05) 5 December 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan AZAL v.  Russia, March 24, 2016
MF Bilal Sezer (1994-01-25) 25 January 1994 (age 22) 1 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach II v.  Russia, November 17, 2015
MF Nijat Mukhtarov (1995-06-01) 1 June 1995 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Russia, November 17, 2015
MF Tellur Mutallimov (1995-04-08) 8 April 1995 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Russia, November 17, 2015
MF Joshgun Diniyev (1995-09-13) 13 September 1995 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Seymur Asadov (1994-05-05) 5 May 1994 (age 22) 0 0 Azerbaijan AZAL v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Elmin Ismayilov (1994-08-18) 18 August 1994 (age 22) 0 0 Azerbaijan Shamkir v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Vadim Abdullayev (1994-12-17) 17 December 1994 (age 21) 4 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015

FW Kerem Behnke (1994-05-01) 1 May 1994 (age 22) 6 2 Germany Neustrelitz v.  Russia, November 17, 2015
FW Shahin Aliyev (1995-03-19) 19 March 1995 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
FW Vadim Agarahimov (1996-03-10) 10 March 1996 (age 20) 0 0 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015

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