Azerbaijan national under-21 football team

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Azerbaijan Under-21
Nickname(s)Milli (The National Team)
AssociationAssociation of Football
Federations of Azerbaijan
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachMilan Obradovic
CaptainBahlul Mustafazade
Most capsTarlan Guliyev (18)
Top scorerMahir Madatov (5)
FIFA codeAZE
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 AFFA.

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: 4th of 6 in qualification group.

2019 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship[edit]

Group 5[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany 10 8 1 1 33 7 +26 25 Final tournament 2–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 6–1
2  Norway 10 4 3 3 15 13 +2 15 3–1 2–1 0–0 0–3[a] 1–1
3  Republic of Ireland 10 4 2 4 12 15 −3 14[b] 0–6 0–0 4–0 1–0 1–0
4  Israel 10 4 2 4 17 18 −1 14[b] 2–5 1–3 3–1 3–0 3–1
5  Kosovo 10 3 3 4 9 12 −3 12 0–0 3–2 1–1 0–4 2–0
6  Azerbaijan 10 0 3 7 6 27 −21 3 0–7 1–3 1–3 1–1 0–0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ The Norway v Kosovo match originally ended with a 5–0 win for Norway, but was later awarded as a 0–3 win for Kosovo, after UEFA concluded that Norway had played Kristoffer Ajer in this match, who was ineligible after being suspended due to cards in his U-19 tournament match.[1][2]
  2. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Republic of Ireland 4–0 Israel, Israel 3–1 Republic of Ireland.

Schedule and results[edit]

2016[edit]

2017[edit]

2018[edit]

16 October 2018 (2018-10-16) 2019 UEFA QNorway v AzerbaijanMarienlyst Stadion, Drammen

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called up for the UEFA Euro U21 Championship qualification match Norway on 16 October 2018.
Caps and goals as September 11, 2018 after the game against Norway.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Suleyman Suleymanov (1998-05-29) 29 May 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
12 1GK Kamran Ibrahimov (1999-06-07) 7 June 1999 (age 19) 7 0 Azerbaijan Neftçi
22 1GK Aydin Bayramov (1996-02-18) 18 February 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sabah

2 2DF Sertan Tashkin (1997-10-08) 8 October 1997 (age 21) 16 1 Azerbaijan Keşla
3 2DF Anton Krivotsyuk (1998-08-20) 20 August 1998 (age 20) 10 1 Azerbaijan Neftçi
5 2DF Elvin Sarkarov (1997-02-24) 24 February 1997 (age 21) 5 0 Azerbaijan Neftçi
18 2DF Amin Seydiyev (1998-11-15) 15 November 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
20 2DF Yusif Nabiyev (1997-09-03) 3 September 1997 (age 21) 8 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
2DF Bahlul Mustafazade (C) (1997-02-27) 27 February 1997 (age 21) 14 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
2DF Omar Buludov (1998-12-15) 15 December 1998 (age 20) 5 0 Azerbaijan Neftçi
2DF Elvin Damirov (1998-04-17) 17 April 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit

4 3MF Eltun Turabov (1997-02-18) 18 February 1997 (age 21) 5 0 Azerbaijan Sabah
6 3MF Hajiagha Hajili (1998-01-30) 30 January 1998 (age 20) 8 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
7 3MF Farid Nabiyev (1999-07-22) 22 July 1999 (age 19) 3 0 Czech Republic Slavia Prague B
8 3MF Budag Nasirov (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 22) 11 0 Azerbaijan Zira
9 3MF Fahmin Muradbayli (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 22) 16 0 Azerbaijan Sabail
10 3MF Gismat Aliyev (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 (age 22) 13 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
11 3MF Baris Ekincier (1999-03-24) 24 March 1999 (age 19) 2 1 Germany Bochum
13 3MF Zija Azizov (1998-08-18) 18 August 1998 (age 20) 4 0 Netherlands NEC Nijmegen
16 3MF Ismayil Ibrahimli (1998-03-13) 13 March 1998 (age 20) 7 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
17 3MF Ozan Kökcü (1998-08-18) 18 August 1998 (age 20) 9 0 Turkey Giresunspor
21 3MF Ilkin Muradov (1996-03-05) 5 March 1996 (age 22) 9 0 Azerbaijan Zira
3MF Suleyman Ahmadov (1999-11-25) 25 November 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit

4FW Rovlan Muradov (1998-03-28) 28 March 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ

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 Nijat Mehbaliyev (2000-06-11) 11 June 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Norway, September 11, 2018
GK Abdulla Seyidahmadov (1997-04-06) 6 April 1997 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Zira v.  Hungary, June 8, 2018
GK Huseynali Guliyev (1999-08-11) 11 August 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sabah v.  Hungary, June 8, 2018
GK Murad Popov (1999-03-05) 5 March 1999 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Republic of Ireland, March 27, 2018
GK Mustafa Özhitay (1996-01-18) 18 January 1996 (age 23) 7 0 Germany Eichstätt v.  Kosovo, November 14, 2017

DF Ibrahim Huseynov (2000-02-24) 24 February 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Norway, September 11, 2018
DF Murad Gayali (1999-09-03) 3 September 1999 (age 19) 2 0 Azerbaijan Keşla v.  Republic of Ireland, March 27, 2018
DF Jabir Amirli (1997-01-06) 6 January 1997 (age 22) 1 0 Azerbaijan Keşla v.  Republic of Ireland, March 27, 2018
DF Ilyas Safarzade (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 23) 5 1 Azerbaijan Kapaz v.  Albania, January 26, 2018
DF Asgar Huseynov (1999-04-10) 10 April 1999 (age 19) 1 0 Azerbaijan Neftçi v.  Albania, January 26, 2018
DF Yusif Jafarov (1998-07-07) 7 July 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz v.  Albania, January 26, 2018
DF Serkan Baloğlu (1997-12-06) 6 December 1997 (age 21) 7 0 Turkey Eyüpspor v.  Kosovo, November 14, 2017

MF Murtuz Abakarov (1998-03-21) 21 March 1998 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sabail v.  Norway, September 11, 2018
MF Shakir Seyidov (2000-12-31) 31 December 2000 (age 18) 1 0 Azerbaijan Sabah v.  Hungary, June 8, 2018
MF Rustam Nuriyev (2000-06-03) 3 June 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Hungary, June 8, 2018
MF Toral Bayramov (2001-02-23) 23 February 2001 (age 17) 0 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Hungary, June 8, 2018
MF Rafael Maharramli (1999-10-01) 1 October 1999 (age 19) 2 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Republic of Ireland, March 27, 2018
MF Nijat Suleymanov (1998-11-15) 15 November 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Republic of Ireland, March 27, 2018
MF Samir Gurbanov (2001-03-12) 12 March 2001 (age 17) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Kosovo, March 22, 2018 PRE
MF Elvin Jafarguliyev (2000-10-26) 26 October 2000 (age 18) 0 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Kosovo, March 22, 2018 PRE
MF Khayal Najafov (1997-12-19) 19 December 1997 (age 21) 5 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Albania, January 26, 2018
MF Murad Khachayev (1998-04-14) 14 April 1998 (age 20) 1 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Albania, January 26, 2018
MF Oleg Huseynov (1997-02-13) 13 February 1997 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Keşla v.  Kosovo, November 14, 2017

FW Ulvi Iskandarov (1997-04-17) 17 April 1997 (age 21) 4 1 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Norway, September 11, 2018
FW Renat Dadashov (1999-05-17) 17 May 1999 (age 19) 4 2 Portugal Estoril v.  Norway, September 11, 2018
FW Murad Mahmudov (2000-05-07) 7 May 2000 (age 18) 2 0 Germany FSV Frankfurt v.  Norway, September 11, 2018
FW Ehtiram Shahverdiyev (1996-10-01) 1 October 1996 (age 22) 13 1 Azerbaijan Sumgayit v.  Hungary, June 8, 2018
FW Mahir Madatov (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 21) 11 5 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Republic of Ireland, March 27, 2018
FW Ramil Sheydayev (1996-03-15) 15 March 1996 (age 22) 3 0 Russia Krylia Sovetov v.  Republic of Ireland, March 27, 2018
FW Elnur Jafarov (1997-03-28) 28 March 1997 (age 21) 17 4 Azerbaijan Keşla v.  Albania, January 26, 2018
FW Famil Jamalov (1998-04-08) 8 April 1998 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Albania, January 26, 2018
FW Alibey Mammadli (1997-05-01) 1 May 1997 (age 21) 7 0 Azerbaijan Sabah v.  Kosovo, November 14, 2017
FW Ilkin Sadigov (1997-09-12) 12 September 1997 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Turan-Tovuz v.  Kosovo, November 14, 2017
Notes
  • INJ = Not part of the current squad due to injury.
  • PRE = Preliminary squad

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head coach Azerbaijan Rashad Sadygov
Assistant coach Azerbaijan Zaur Hashimov
Republic of Macedonia Borce Hristov
Goalkeeping coach Azerbaijan Faig Azizov
Fitness coach Bulgaria Vladislav Yanush

Manager history[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UEFA confirms: Kosovo wins three points on table against Norway". Football Federation of Kosovo. 29 July 2017.
  2. ^ "NFF har tatt grep etter Kristoffer Ajer-brøleren" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. 2 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.