FC Mordovia Saransk

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FC Mordovia
Logo of FC Mordovia.gif
Full name Футбольный клуб Мордовия Саранск
(Football Club Mordovia Saransk)
Founded 1961; 54 years ago (1961)
Ground Start Stadium
Ground Capacity 11,613
Chairman Nikolay Levin
Manager Yuri Semin
League Russian Premier League
2013–14 Russian National Football League, 1st (promoted)
Website Club home page

FC Mordovia Saransk (Russian: ФК Мордовия Саранск) is a Russian association football club from Saransk, Republic of Mordovia. In its current state it was formed in 2005, through the merge of Biokhimik-Mordovia and Lisma-Mordovia.


The club was founded in 1961. In 2010, the club won promotion to the Russian First Division. On 8 May 2012 Mordovia beat Shinnik Yaroslavl 2–0 at home. This result meant that with a round to spare the team won promotion to the Russian Premier League for the 2012–13 season for the first time in its history.

Name changes[edit]

  • 1961: Stroitel Saransk
  • 1962–71: Spartak Saransk
  • 1972–79: Elektrosvet Saransk
  • 1980–02: Svetotekhnika Saransk
  • 2003–04: Lisma-Mordovia Saransk
  • 2005–: Mordovia Saransk (merged with Biokhimik-Mordovia).




Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Russia GK Anton Kochenkov
3 Russia DF Evgeni Gapon
4 Belarus DF Igor Shitov
5 Russia DF Viktor Vasin (on loan from CSKA Moscow)
6 Netherlands MF Mitchell Donald
7 France FW Damien Le Tallec
8 Russia MF Anton Bober
9 Russia MF Rustem Mukhametshin
10 Belgium MF Danilo
11 Russia MF Dmitri Sysuev
12 Montenegro DF Vladimir Božović
14 Russia FW Pavel Yakovlev (on loan from Spartak Moscow)
16 Portugal MF Yannick Djaló (on loan from Benfica)
17 Russia DF Aslan Dudiyev
No. Position Player
18 Senegal DF Ibrahima Niasse
22 Russia FW Sergei Samodin
23 Russia FW Ruslan Mukhametshin
25 Moldova GK Ilie Cebanu
32 Serbia DF Marko Lomić
33 Russia GK Denis Shebanov
40 Serbia DF Milan Perendija
48 Russia FW Yevgeni Lutsenko
55 Russia DF Ruslan Nakhushev
84 Russia MF Oleg Vlasov
88 Russia MF Aleksei Ivanov
91 Netherlands MF Lorenzo Ebecilio (on loan from Metalurh Donetsk)
99 Russia FW Pavel Ignatovich

Youth team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
34 Russia MF Igor Krutov
41 Russia GK Aleksandr Popov
42 Russia DF Nikita Usov
43 Russia DF Aleksey Chubukin
44 Russia DF Sergey Shirshikov
45 Russia DF Aleksandr Tenyaev
46 Russia DF Zaur Alborov
47 Russia MF Alen Askerov
49 Russia MF Timon Abbakumov
50 Russia MF Dmitriy Larin
51 Russia GK Evgeniy Zimin
52 Russia MF Timur Sultanov
53 Russia MF Timur Raimov
54 Russia MF Artur Igoshev
No. Position Player
56 Russia MF Vladislav Adaev
57 Russia DF Ruslan Navlyotov
58 Russia MF Aleksandr Shinkarenko
59 Russia FW Oleg Malanyin
60 Russia FW Vladimir Zmeyov
61 Russia GK Aleksey Varlamov
62 Russia FW Oleg Kachmazov
64 Russia MF Andrey Emelin
65 Russia MF Aleksey Larin
67 Russia DF David Ozmanov
68 Russia DF Farid Kutbeev
75 Russia FW Denis Abramov
95 Russia GK Roman Kaluzhnuy

Notable players[edit]

Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Mordovia.

Managerial history[edit]


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