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Full name Yedigen Ashgabat Football Team
Nickname(s) Students
Founded 2003
Ground HTTU Stadium,
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Ground Capacity 1,000
Owner Turkey Seyit Embel
Chairman Turkmenistan Kadyr Hajyýew
Head Coach Turkmenistan Röwşen Meredow
League Ýokary Liga
2016 9th(regelated)

Yedigen Football Team (Turkmen: Ýedigen futbol topary) is a Turkmenistan professional football club based in Ashgabat.[1] It is the football team of the International Turkmen-Turkish University. They play in the top division of Turkmenistani football, the Turkmenistan Higher League. Their home stadium is the HTTU Stadium which can hold 1,000 people and is located on the University's grounds. The team consists of very young players who have helped the club to win the league three times in nine years.


Football team founded at 2003 as International Turkmen-Turkish University Football Team (Turkmen: Halkara Türkmen-Türk Uniwersiteti futbol topary), usually referred to as ITTU (Turkmen: HTTU).

On the results of the 2012 Ýokary Liga, the team took 3rd place.[2]

In 2013 HTTU early in the season won the Turkmenistan Super Cup, beating 1–1 (2–1 on penalties) champion of Turkmenistan FC Balkan.[3] In summer team participated in the tournament Eskişehir Cup 2013 and won in the final Eskisehirspor.[4] At the end of the season won the 2013 Ýokary Liga. By the end of the season, the second best scorer of the championship was a player of HTTU Süleýman Muhadow (23 goals) and long-term captain Berdy Shamuradov left the club,[5] it six times became the best scorer of the tournament (2004–19, 2005–30, 2007–16, 2008–12, 2009–18, 2010 – 11 goals).

In 2014 from the club left the club head coach Yazguly Hodjageldiev, coach Gochguli Gochguliev, as well as many players going to the FC Altyn Asyr. Rovshen Meredov was appointed head coach. The season 2014 team started with a Turkmenistan Super Cup loss, in the final game players lost FC Ahal (4–2).[6] In May 2014 the players FC HTTU came in the final of the 2014 AFC President's Cup, scoring two wins in the qualifying tournament in Group B. Games were held in Philippines, in the first match, FC Balkan beat Tatung (2–0), the second Rimyongsu Sports Club (1–1) and third Ceres (2–1).[7] In a match of 17 round of 2014 Ýokary Liga, the team won the biggest victory in the history of the Ýokary Liga (11–0), and Pirmyrat Sultanow subdued record for the most goals scored by one player in a match (6 goals).[8] In the final stage of the 2014 AFC President's Cup win Manang Marshyangdi Club (3–1) and «Sri Lanka Air Force» (2–1). In the cup final win Rimyongsu Sports Club (2–1)[9] and won the trophy for the first time, as well Suleyman Muhadov been tournament MVP and top scorer (11 goals).[10]

From 2016, the club changed its name to Ýedigen from HTTU.[11]



Season League Turkmenistan Cup Top goalscorer Manager
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
2015 1st 6 36 12 10 14 50 54 46 Quarter-final Turkmenistan Röwşen Meredow
2016 1st 9 36 6 4 26 22 31 22 Turkmenistan Röwşen Meredow

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2006: Group Stage
2007: Group Stage
2010: Final Stage
2014: Winner

Asian stage[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Score
2006 AFC Cup Group D Lebanon Al-Nejmeh 6–2, 2–2
Jordan Al-Faisaly 1–1, 4–3
2007 AFC Cup Group B Bahrain Al-Muharraq 3–1, 1–2
Yemen Al-Hilal 3–1, 0–2
Jordan Al-Wahdat 1–2, 4–2
2010 AFC President's Cup Group C Bhutan Druk Star 8–0
Myanmar Yadanabon 0–0
Semi-final Kyrgyzstan Dordoi-Dynamo 0–2
2014 AFC President's Cup Group B Taiwan Tatung 2–0
North Korea Rimyongsu Sports Club 1–1
Philippines Ceres 2–1
Final Stage (A) Nepal Manang Marshyangdi Club 3–1
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Air Force 2–1
Final North Korea Rimyongsu Sports Club 2–1

Notes: Home matches in bold

CIS stage[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Score
2006 CIS Cup Group C Kyrgyzstan Dordoi-Dynamo 2–0
Moldova Sheriff Tiraspol 1–0
Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 1–5
2007 CIS Cup Group D Serbia OFK Beograd 0–2
Georgia (country) Sioni Bolnisi 1–2
Lithuania FBK Kaunas 0–4
2010 CIS Cup Group C Estonia Levadia Tallinn 3–1
Russia Russia U-21 2–4
Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 2–4
Quarter-final Uzbekistan Bunyodkor 1–1 (4–2 p.)
Semi-final Russia Rubin Kazan 0–4

Current squad[edit]

As of 28 March 2016.

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

No. Position Player
1 Turkmenistan GK Nurgeldi Astanow
3 Turkmenistan DF Hoşgeldi Hojowow
5 Turkmenistan Azat Şamyradow
6 Turkmenistan MF Gurbangeldi Batyrow (Captain)
7 Turkmenistan FW Hemra Amanmämmedow
8 Turkmenistan MF Döwlet Döwletmyradow
9 Turkmenistan DF Nurýagdy Muhammedow
10 Turkmenistan MF Pirmyrat Sultanow
11 Turkmenistan MF Orazberdy Myradow
No. Position Player
14 Turkey MF Okan Ersoy
15 Turkmenistan DF Begenç Saidmamedow
16 Turkmenistan GK Döwletmuhammet Jallatow
19 Turkmenistan Pirguly Saparow
20 Turkmenistan Durdymyrat Sähetmyradow
21 Turkmenistan MF Wezirgeldi Ylýasow
22 Turkmenistan FW Ýunus Hürmenow
26 Turkmenistan Batyrgylyç Berdiýew
29 Turkmenistan Agajan Altyýew

Current technical staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Turkmenistan Röwşen Meredow
Coach Turkmenistan Begenç Garaýew
Administrator Turkmenistan Hemadan Hojaýew
Administrator Turkmenistan Orazguly Gurbanow
Interpreter Turkmenistan Wepa Mämmedow


  • Turkmenistan Oraz Geldiýew (2003–06)
  • Turkmenistan Ýazguly Hojageldyýew (2006–13)
  • Turkmenistan Röwşen Meredow (2014)
  • Turkmenistan Begench Garayev (2014–present)