Azerrail Baku

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Azerrail Baku
Logo Azerrail Baku.jpg
Full name Azerrail Baku
Founded 2000
Ground Palace of Hand Games
(Capacity: 2500)
Chairman Azerbaijan Javid Gurbanov
Manager Azerbaijan Famil Aghayev
Captain Thailand Malika Kanthong
League Azerbaijan Superleague
2015-2016 1st
Uniforms
Home
Away
2016–17

Azerrail Baku (Azerbaijani: Azərreyl Bakı) is an Azerbaijani women's volleyball club which plays its home matches at the Sports Games Palace in Baku.[1][2]

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.[3][4]

Team[edit]

Season 2016–2017, as of November 2016.[5]

Number Player Position Height (m) Weight (kg) Birth date
1 Azerbaijan Jeyran Aliyeva Libero 1.63 56 (1995-01-03) 3 January 1995 (age 22)
2 United States Martenne Julia Bettendorf Outside Hitter 1.85 75 (1994-04-01) 1 April 1994 (age 23)
3 Azerbaijan Anastasiya Gurbanova Opposite 1.90 78 (1989-12-04) 4 December 1989 (age 27)
5 Thailand Malika Kanthong Captain sports.svg Outside Hitter 1.77 63 (1987-01-08) 8 January 1987 (age 30)
6 Azerbaijan Ayshan Abdulazimova Middle Blocker 1.83 65 (1993-04-11) 11 April 1993 (age 24)
7 Kenya Mercy Moim Outside Hitter 1.83 70 (1989-01-01) 1 January 1989 (age 28)
9 Montenegro Tatjana Bokan Outside Hitter 1.86 70 (1988-04-09) 9 April 1988 (age 29)
10 Serbia Danica Radenković Setter 1.84 75 (1992-10-09) 9 October 1992 (age 24)
11 Azerbaijan Katerina Zhidkova Outside Hitter 1.89 75 (1989-09-28) 28 September 1989 (age 27)
12 Azerbaijan Valeriya Mammadova Libero 1.74 65 (1984-01-29) 29 January 1984 (age 33)
14 Hungary Edina Dobi Middle Blocker 1.90 70 (1987-10-22) 22 October 1987 (age 29)
15 Azerbaijan Aynur Karimova Middle Blocker 1.86 70 (1988-12-07) 7 December 1988 (age 28)
18 Azerbaijan Shafagat Habibova Setter 1.78 70 (1991-08-03) 3 August 1991 (age 26)

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 (7): 2002-03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2015–16
    • 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.[6]
  2. ^ Haley Eckerman left the club in December 2015.[7]
  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 VC Archived 27 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Azerrail Baku (Women)
  3. ^ "Azerrail BAKU wins second European trophy in history". Archived from the original on April 6, 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Challenge Cup Azerrail Bakü'nün". Retrieved 3 April 2011. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Azerrail Baku - Team details". CEV. Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Leonas de Ponce anuncian sus dos refuerzos". El Nuevo Dia (in Spanish). 23 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 

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