Azerrail Baku

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Azerrail Baku
Logo Azerrail Baku.jpg
Full nameAzerrail Baku
Founded2000
GroundPalace of Hand Games
(Capacity: 2500)
ChairmanAzerbaijan Javid Gurbanov
ManagerAzerbaijan Famil Aghayev
CaptainThailand Malika Kanthong
LeagueAzerbaijan Superleague
2017-20181st
Uniforms
Home
Away
Championships
None
2017–18

Azerrail Baku (Azerbaijani: Azərreyl Bakı) is an Azerbaijani women's volleyball club based in Baku. Azerrail is an eight time winner of Azerbaijani Championship, as well as the champion of CEV cup in 2002 and Challenge Cup in 2011.

History[edit]

In April 2011, club claimed their second Women's CEV Top Teams Cup in their history as they beat Lokomotiv Baku in all Azerbaijani final.[1][2]

Team[edit]

Season 2017–2018, as of November 2016.[3]

Number Player Position Height (m) Weight (kg) Birth date
1 Azerbaijan Jeyran Aliyeva Libero 1.63 56 (1995-01-03) 3 January 1995 (age 23)
2 United States Martenne Julia Bettendorf Outside Hitter 1.85 75 (1994-04-01) 1 April 1994 (age 24)
3 Azerbaijan Anastasiya Gurbanova Opposite 1.90 78 (1989-12-04) 4 December 1989 (age 28)
5 Thailand Malika Kanthong (c) Outside Hitter 1.77 63 (1987-01-08) 8 January 1987 (age 31)
6 Azerbaijan Ayshan Abdulazimova Middle Blocker 1.83 65 (1993-04-11) 11 April 1993 (age 25)
7 Kenya Mercy Moim Outside Hitter 1.83 70 (1989-01-01) 1 January 1989 (age 29)
9 Montenegro Tatjana Bokan Outside Hitter 1.86 70 (1988-04-09) 9 April 1988 (age 30)
10 Serbia Danica Radenković Setter 1.84 75 (1992-10-09) 9 October 1992 (age 26)
11 Azerbaijan Katerina Zhidkova Outside Hitter 1.89 75 (1989-09-28) 28 September 1989 (age 29)
12 Azerbaijan Valeriya Mammadova Libero 1.74 65 (1984-01-29) 29 January 1984 (age 34)
14 Hungary Edina Dobi Middle Blocker 1.90 70 (1987-10-22) 22 October 1987 (age 31)
15 Azerbaijan Aynur Karimova Middle Blocker 1.86 70 (1988-12-07) 7 December 1988 (age 29)
18 Azerbaijan Shafagat Habibova Setter 1.78 70 (1991-08-03) 3 August 1991 (age 27)

Honours[edit]

Many awards of Azerrail
  • Coppa CEV trophy.svg CEV Cup:
    • Winner: 2001-2002
    • Third place : 1992-1993
  • Challenge Cup trophy.svg Challenge Cup
    • Winner: 2010-2011
  • Roundel of Turkey.svg Azerbaijan Superleague:
    • Simple gold cup.svg Winners (8): 2002-03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2015–16, 2017-18
    • Simple silver cup.svg Runners-up (3): 2008-09, 2010–11, 2016–17
    • Simple bronze cup.svg Third (2): 2012-13, 2014–15

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Stephanie Enright left the club in December 2015.[4]
  2. ^ Haley Eckerman left the club in December 2015.[5]
  3. ^ Carla Rueda left the club in March 2015.
  4. ^ Jeyran Aliyeva left the club in March 2014.
  5. ^ Kseniya Poznyak arrived in January 2013.
  6. ^ Indre Sorokaite arrived in December 2012.
  7. ^ Tina Lipicer left the club in January 2013.
  8. ^ Riikka Lehtonen arrived in January 2013.
  9. ^ Riikka Lehtonen left the club in March 2013.
  10. ^ Caroline Wensink left the club in March 2013.
  11. ^ Ana Grbac left the club in March 2013.
  12. ^ Karolina Kosek arrived in January 2012.
  13. ^ Pelin Celik arrived in February 2012.
  14. ^ Nootsara Tomkom arrived in January 2011.
  15. ^ Angela McGinnis left the club in January 2011.
  16. ^ Martina Nosekova left the club in February 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Azerrail BAKU wins second European trophy in history". Archived from the original on April 6, 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Challenge Cup Azerrail Bakü'nün". Retrieved 3 April 2011.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Azerrail Baku - Team details". CEV. Retrieved 19 November 2016.
  4. ^ Ayala Gordián, José (23 December 2015). "Razones para estar conectados a la temporada 2016 del Voleibol Femenino". Primera Hora (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Leonas de Ponce anuncian sus dos refuerzos". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish). 23 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2016.

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