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

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 5 5 0 0 20 3 +17 15 Final tournament 4–2 4–0 3–1 7 Oct 24 Mar
2  Austria 5 4 0 1 17 7 +10 12 Possible Play-offs 11 Oct 2–0 7–0 4–3 29 Mar
3  Finland 5 3 0 2 6 6 0 9 6 Sep 2 Sep 7 Oct 2–0 3–0
4  Azerbaijan 7 2 0 5 5 16 −11 6 0–3 0–2 0–1 3–0 6 Sep
5  Russia 4 1 0 3 5 9 −4 3 29 Mar 6 Sep 11 Oct 24 Mar 2–0
6  Faroe Islands 4 0 0 4 0 12 −12 0 0–6 7 Oct 2 Jun 0–1 1 Sep
Updated to match(es) played on 17 November 2015. Source: UEFA

Current Squad[edit]

The following players called up for the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition game against Germany on November 13, 2015 and Russia on November 17, 2015.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Shahruddin Mahammadaliyev (1994-06-12) 12 June 1994 (age 21) 8 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
12 1GK Rashad Azizov (1994-01-01) 1 January 1994 (age 22) 0 0 Azerbaijan Ravan
22 1GK Tarlan Ahmadli (1994-11-21) 21 November 1994 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
2 2DF Rahil Mammadov (1995-11-24) 24 November 1995 (age 20) 4 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
3 2DF Tural Humbatov (1994-01-24) 24 January 1994 (age 22) 1 0 Azerbaijan AZAL
4 2DF Adil Nagiyev (1995-09-11) 11 September 1995 (age 20) 6 0 Azerbaijan Zira
5 2DF Sadig Guliyev (1995-03-09) 9 March 1995 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Zira
15 2DF Jamil Hajiyev (1994-08-24) 24 August 1994 (age 21) 3 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
17 2DF Abbas Huseynov (1995-06-13) 13 June 1995 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Inter Baku
19 2DF Magsad Isayev (1994-06-07) 7 June 1994 (age 21) 8 1 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
20 2DF Azer Salahli (C) (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 (age 21) 10 1 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
6 3MF Vugar Mustafayev (1994-08-05) 5 August 1994 (age 21) 5 0 Azerbaijan Zira
7 3MF Ilter Tashkin (1994-07-05) 5 July 1994 (age 21) 13 0 Germany TSG Neustrelitz
8 3MF Elshan Abdullayev (1994-02-05) 5 February 1994 (age 22) 11 1 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
13 3MF Bilal Sezer (1994-01-25) 25 January 1994 (age 22) 1 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach II
14 3MF Nijat Mukhtarov (1995-06-01) 1 June 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
16 3MF Elvin Jamalov (1995-02-04) 4 February 1995 (age 21) 5 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
18 3MF Fuad Bayramov (1994-11-30) 30 November 1994 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Inter Baku
21 3MF Tellur Mutallimov (1995-04-08) 8 April 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Azerbaijan Zira
23 3MF Budag Nasirov (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 19) 2 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz
9 4FW Fahmin Muradbayli (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 19) 5 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
10 4FW Elnur Jafarov (1997-03-28) 28 March 1997 (age 18) 3 0 Azerbaijan Khazar Lankaran
11 4FW Kerem Behnke (1994-05-01) 1 May 1994 (age 21) 6 2 Germany TSG Neustrelitz


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 Emil Balayev (1994-04-17) April 17, 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
DF Azad Karimov (1994-10-31) October 31, 1994 (age 21) 4 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz v.  Germany, November 13, 2015 INJ
DF Elvin Badalov (1995-06-14) June 14, 1995 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku v.  Finland, October 13, 2015
DF Ilyas Safarzade (1996-01-20) January 20, 1996 (age 20) 1 0 Azerbaijan Khazar Lankaran v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
DF Rustam Rustamli (1995-05-07) May 7, 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Baku v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
DF Dmitriy Nagiyev (1995-11-27) November 27, 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Ukraine Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Orkhan Aliyev (1995-12-21) December 21, 1995 (age 20) 3 0 Azerbaijan Khazar Lankaran v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Joshgun Diniyev (1995-09-13) September 13, 1995 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Seymur Asadov (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan AZAL v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Elmin Ismayilov (1994-08-18) August 18, 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Şəmkir v.  Germany, September 8, 2015
MF Vadim Abdullayev (1994-12-17) December 17, 1994 (age 21) 4 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
FW Shahin Aliyev (1995-03-19) March 19, 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
FW Vadim Agaragimov (1996-03-10) March 10, 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Russia FC Zenit Saint Petersburg v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015

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