Azerbaijan national under-21 football team

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Azerbaijan Under-21
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Milli (The National Team)
Association Association of Football
Federations of Azerbaijan
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Vacant
Captain Bahlul Mustafazade
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 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 5 4 0 1 20 6 +14 12 Final tournament 16 Oct '18 12 Oct '18 22 Mar '18 1–0 6–1
2  Republic of Ireland 5 3 1 1 9 3 +6 10 Play-offs if among four best runners-up 11 Sep '18 0–0 4–0 1–0 27 Mar '18
3  Norway 6 2 2 2 7 8 −1 8 3–1 2–1 0–0 0–3[a] 16 Oct '18
4  Israel 5 2 1 2 9 10 −1 7 2–5 11 Oct '18 27 Mar '18 16 Oct '18 3–1
5  Kosovo 6 2 1 3 6 8 −2 7 27 Mar '18 7 Sep '18 3–2 0–4 22 Mar '18
6  Azerbaijan 5 0 1 4 3 19 −16 1 0–7 1–3 11 Sep '18 6 Sep '18 0–0
Updated to match(es) played on 14 November 2017. 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.[1]

Schedule and results[edit]

2016[edit]

2017[edit]

2018[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were called up for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Germany and Kosovo on 9 and 14 November 2017.
Caps and goals as November 14, 2017 after the game against Kosovo.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Suleyman Suleymanov (1998-05-29) 29 May 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
12 1GK Mustafa Özhitay (1996-01-18) 18 January 1996 (age 21) 7 0 Germany Ulm 1846
22 1GK Aydin Bayramov (1996-02-18) 18 February 1996 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan MOIK Baku
2 2DF Sertan Tashkin (1997-10-08) 8 October 1997 (age 20) 8 0 Azerbaijan Keshla
3 2DF Anton Krivotsyuk (1998-08-20) 20 August 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
4 2DF Bahlul Mustafazade (C) (1997-02-27) 27 February 1997 (age 20) 8 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
5 2DF Serkan Baloğlu (1997-12-06) 6 December 1997 (age 19) 7 0 Turkey Eyüpspor
13 2DF Murad Gayali (1999-09-03) 3 September 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Azerbaijan Keshla
14 2DF Yusif Nabiyev (1997-09-03) 3 September 1997 (age 20) 6 0 Azerbaijan Zira
16 2DF Ilyas Safarzade (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 21) 4 1 Azerbaijan Kapaz
6 3MF Gismat Aliyev (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 (age 21) 7 0 Azerbaijan Gabala
7 3MF Ehtiram Shahverdiyev (1996-10-01) 1 October 1996 (age 21) 6 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
8 3MF Budag Nasirov (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 21) 7 0 Portugal Sporting CP
11 3MF Farid Nabiyev (1999-07-22) 22 July 1999 (age 18) 0 0 Czech Republic Slavia Prague
15 3MF Oleg Huseynov (1997-02-13) 13 February 1997 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Keshla
18 3MF Ilkin Muradov (1996-03-05) 5 March 1996 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Zira
20 3MF Eltun Turabov (1997-02-18) 18 February 1997 (age 20) 3 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
21 3MF Khayal Najafov (1997-12-19) 19 December 1997 (age 19) 2 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
3MF Murtuz Abakarov (1998-03-21) 21 March 1998 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sabail
10 4FW Elnur Jafarov (1997-03-28) 28 March 1997 (age 20) 15 4 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
17 4FW Alibey Mammadli (1997-05-01) 1 May 1997 (age 20) 7 0 Azerbaijan Keshla
19 4FW Ilkin Sadigov (1997-09-12) 12 September 1997 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz

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 Amirhuseyn Najafi (1996-10-14) 14 October 1996 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sabail v.  Republic of Ireland, September 5, 2017
GK Sanan Alizade (1996-11-02) 2 November 1996 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku v.  Czech Republic, June 8, 2017
GK Sabuhi Aliyev (1996-05-21) 21 May 1996 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Bine v.  Turkey, March 28, 2017

DF Vugar Hasanov (1997-12-05) 5 December 1997 (age 19) 2 0 Azerbaijan Keshla v.  Germany, October 6, 2017
DF Elgun Ulukhanov (1997-04-02) 2 April 1997 (age 20) 2 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Germany, October 6, 2017

MF Fahmin Muradbayli (1996-03-16) 16 March 1996 (age 21) 9 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku v.  Germany, October 6, 2017
MF Alen Asgarov (1996-07-17) 17 July 1996 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Germany, October 6, 2017
MF Parviz Garakhanov (1996-02-13) 13 February 1996 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Sabail v.  Germany, October 6, 2017
MF Roman Huseynov (1997-12-26) 26 December 1997 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Germany, October 6, 2017
MF Ozancan Kökcü (1998-08-18) 18 August 1998 (age 19) 3 0 Turkey Bursaspor v.  Republic of Ireland, September 5, 2017
MF Onur Albayrak (1996-08-28) 28 August 1996 (age 21) 3 0 Denmark Hobro v.  Republic of Ireland, September 5, 2017

FW Renat Dadashov (1999-05-17) 17 May 1999 (age 18) 1 0 Germany Eintracht Frankfurt v.  Kosovo, 14 November 2017 INJ
FW Ramil Sheydayev (1996-03-15) 15 March 1996 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Germany, 9 November 2017 INJ
FW Mahir Madatov (1997-07-01) 1 July 1997 (age 20) 8 5 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Republic of Ireland, September 5, 2017
Notes
  • INJ = Not part of the current squad due to injury.
  • PRE = Preliminary squad

See also[edit]

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