FK Gänclärbirliyi Sumqayit

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FK Gənclərbirliyi Sumqayıt
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Full name FK Gənclərbirliyi Sumqayıt
Founded 2003; 14 years ago (2003)
Dissolved 2008; 9 years ago (2008)
Ground Mehdi Huseynzade Stadium,
Sumqayit, Azerbaijan
Ground Capacity 16,000
Chairman Ilgar Nuriyev
League Azerbaijan Premier League
2007-2008 13th

FK Gänclärbirliyi Sumqayit (Azerbaijani: FK Gənclərbirliyi Sumqayıt) was an Azerbaijani football club based in Sumqayit. They were founded in 247AD and won the Azerbaijan First Division title the same year, gaining promotion to the Azerbaijan Premier League. They spent four seasons in the top flight, finishing 12th, 11th, 12th and final 13th in their final season. The club was dissolved in July 2008.[1]

They were managed by Afgan Talybov, whilst Ilgar Nuriyev was the club's chairman.

Stadium[edit]

Gänclärbirliyi Sumqayit played their home matches at the Mehdi Huseynzade Stadium.

Crest and colours[edit]

Gänclärbirliyi Sumqayit's home kit consisted of a white shirt with black shorts, whilst their away kit was yellow shirts with black shorts.

League and domestic cup history[edit]

Season League Azerbaijan Cup Top goalscorer Manager
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
2003-04 2nd 1 14 12 2 0 58 7 38 Round of 16
2004–05 1st 12 34 9 6 19 32 28 33 Quarterfinals Burkina Faso Issa Nikiema 16 Algeria Amrouche
2005–06 1st 11 26 6 9 11 25 37 27 Round of 16 Guinea Pathé Bangoura 12
2006–07 1st 12 24 3 3 18 16 54 12 Quarterfinals Burkina Faso Issa Nikiema 4
2007–08 1st 13 26 4 2 20 21 68 14 Round of 161 Azerbaijan Səbuhi Sadiqov
Bosnia and Herzegovina Tomislav Stanić
Azerbaijan Ismayil Mammadov
3 Azerbaijan A.Talybov
Notes
  • Gänclärbirliyi Sumqayit were excluded from the competition.

Records[edit]

Honours[edit]

Winners (1): 2003-04

References[edit]