FC Astana-1964

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Full nameFootball Club Astana-1964
Астана-1964 Футбол Клубы
Founded1964; 55 years ago (1964)
GroundK.Munaitpasov Stadium
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
ChairmanGalym Ibrayev
ManagerOirat Saduov
LeagueKazakhstan First Division

FC Astana-1964 (Kazakh: Астана-1964 Футбол Клубы, Astana-1964 fýtbol Klýby) is a Kazakhstani football club based at the K.Munaitpasov Stadium in Nur-Sultan. Founding members of the Kazakhstan Premier League, they were relegated to First Division for the first time in 2009 after being declared bankrupt. The club has won the national championship on three occasions.


In January 2015, Astana-1964 dropped out of the Kazakhstan First Division to the regional Astana Championship.[1][2]


  • 1964: Founded as Dinamo Tselinograd
  • 1975: Renamed Tselinnik Tselinograd
  • 1994: Renamed Tsesna Akmola
  • 1996: Renamed Tselinnik Akmola
  • 1997: Renamed FC Astana
  • 1999: Renamed Zhenis Astana
  • 2006: Renamed FC Astana
  • 2009: Renamed FC Namys Astana
  • 2010: : Renamed FC Astana-1964

Domestic history[edit]

Kazakhstan First DivisionKazakhstan Premier League

Continental history[edit]

Astana-1964 has already played in qualifying stages of European cups. Last time they lost in the second qualifying round of the 2007/8 Champions League to Norway's Rosenborg after overcoming Georgian champions FC Olimpi Rustavi in the first qualifying round 3–0 on aggregate.

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
2002–03 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round Moldova Sheriff Tiraspol 3–2 1–2 4–4(a)
2003–04 UEFA Cup First qualifying round Czech Republic Viktoria Žižkov 1–3 0–3 1–6
2007–08 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round Georgia (country) Metalurgi Rustavi 3–0 0–0 3–0
Second qualifying round Norway Rosenborg 1–3 1–7 2–10


Astana-1964 played their home games at the 12,350 capacity Kazhymukan Munaitpasov Stadium.


2000, 2001, 2006
2001, 2002, 2005

Notable managers[edit]

The following managers won at least one trophy when in charge of Astana:

Name Period Trophies
Kazakhstan Sergey Gorohovodatsky 2000 Kazakhstan Premier League
Russia Vladimir Dergach 2001–2002 Kazakhstan Premier League, Kazakhstan Cup
Kazakhstan Vladimir Fomichev/Igor Svechnikov 2002 Kazakhstan Cup
Russia Aleksandr Irkhin 2003, 2007–2008 Kazakhstan Cup
Russia Vladimir Mukhanov 2005 Kazakhstan Cup
Netherlands Arno Pijpers 2006 Kazakhstan Premier League

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Астана-1964 прекратила существование". sports.kz (in Russian). sports.kz. 25 January 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Астана-1964 продолжит существование на уровне чемпионата города". vesti.kz (in Russian). vesti.kz. 26 January 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2016.

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