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 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  Azerbaijan 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 3 Final tournament 8 Sep '15 17 Nov '15 4 Sep '15 13 Oct '15 6 Sep '16
2  Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Possible Play-offs 13 Nov '15 7 Oct '16 17 Nov '15 9 Oct '15 25 Mar '16
3  Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 Mar '16 29 Mar '16 6 Sep '16 11 Oct '16 12 Nov '15
4  Austria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 Oct '15 11 Oct '16 8 Sep '15 13 Nov '15 29 Mar '16
5  Finland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 Oct '16 6 Sep '16 4 Sep '15 2 Sep '16 8 Sep '15
6  Faroe Islands 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0 0–1 13 Oct '15 1 Sep '16 7 Oct '16 2 Jun '16
Updated to match(es) played on 17 June 2015. Source: UEFA

Current Squad[edit]

The following players have been called up for the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition game against Austria on September 4, 2015 and Germany on September 8, 2015.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Shahruddin Mahammadaliyev (1994-06-12) 12 June 1994 (age 21) 3 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
1GK Tarlan Ahmadli (1994-11-21) 21 November 1994 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
1GK Rashad Azizli (1994-01-01) 1 January 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Ravan
2DF Azer Salahli (C) (1994-04-11) 11 April 1994 (age 21) 4 1 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
2DF Magsad Isayev (1994-06-07) 7 June 1994 (age 21) 2 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
2DF Jamil Hajiyev (1994-08-24) 24 August 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Sumgayit
2DF Azad Karimov (1994-10-31) 31 October 1994 (age 20) 1 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz
2DF Adil Nagiyev (1995-09-11) 11 September 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Azerbaijan Zira
2DF Ilyas Safarzade (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 19) 1 0 Azerbaijan Khazar Lankaran
2DF Dmitriy Nagiyev (1995-11-27) 27 November 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Ukraine Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
2DF Elvin Badalov (1995-06-14) 14 June 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
2DF Tural Humbatov (1994-01-24) 24 January 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan AZAL
3MF Rustam Rustamli (1995-05-07) 7 May 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Baku
3MF Elshan Abdullayev (1994-02-05) February 5, 1994 (age 21) 7 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku
3MF Ilter Tashkin (1994-07-05) 5 July 1994 (age 21) 7 0 Germany TSG Neustrelitz
3MF Vugar Mustafayev (1994-08-05) 5 August 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ
3MF Orkhan Aliyev (1995-12-21) 21 December 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Azerbaijan Khazar Lankaran
3MF Bilal Sezer (1994-01-25) 25 January 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach II
3MF Elmin Ismayilov (1994-08-18) 18 August 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan Şəmkir
3MF Tellur Mutallimov (1995-04-08) 8 April 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Zira
3MF Nijat Mukhtarov (1995-06-01) 1 June 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Ravan
3MF Budag Nasirov (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Kapaz
4FW Kerem Behnke (1994-05-01) May 1, 1994 (age 21) 1 0 Germany TSG Neustrelitz
4FW Fahmin Muradbayli (1996-03-16) March 16, 1996 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku


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
GK Maksim Vailo (1995-05-13) May 13, 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku v.  Portugal, September 9, 2014
DF Rahil Mammadov (1995-11-24) November 24, 1995 (age 19) 0 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2014
MF Vadim Abdullayev (1994-12-17) December 17, 1994 (age 20) 4 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
MF Joshgun Diniyev (1995-09-13) September 13, 1995 (age 19) 1 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
MF Seymur Asadov (1994-05-05) May 5, 1994 (age 21) 0 0 Azerbaijan AZAL v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
MF Elvin Jamalov (1995-02-04) February 4, 1995 (age 20) 0 0 Azerbaijan Gabala v.  Faroe Islands, June 17, 2015
MF Samir Masimov (1995-08-25) August 25, 1995 (age 20) 3 0 Azerbaijan Neftchi Baku v.  Portugal, September 9, 2014
MF Namig Alasgarov (1995-02-03) February 3, 1995 (age 20) 1 0 Azerbaijan Qarabağ v.  Israel, September 3, 2014
FW Elnur Jafarov (1997-03-28) March 28, 1997 (age 18) 1 0 Azerbaijan Khazar Lankaran 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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