Rashid Rakhimov

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Rashid Rakhimov
Rashid Rakhimov 2017.jpg
Coaching Terek in 2017
Personal information
Full name Rashid Mamatkulovich Rakhimov
Date of birth (1965-03-18) 18 March 1965 (age 53)
Place of birth Dushanbe, USSR
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
–1981 SKA-Pamir Dushanbe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1991 SKA-Pamir Dushanbe 277 (24)
1992 Spartak Moscow 11 (0)
1992–1993 Valladolid 29 (2)
1993–1994 Lokomotiv Moscow 14 (0)
1994 Spartak Moscow 15 (1)
1995–2000 Austria Wien 120 (12)
2000–2001 Admira Wacker 33 (0)
2001–2002 Ried 16 (0)
Total 515 (39)
National team
1992 Tajikistan 1 (0)
1994–1995 Russia 4 (0)
1996 Tajikistan 1 (0)
Teams managed
2002–2004 Admira Wacker
2006–2007 Amkar Perm
2008–2009 Lokomotiv Moscow
2009–2011 Amkar Perm
2013–2017 Terek Grozny
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Rashid Mamatkulovich Rakhimov (Russian: Рашид Маматкулович Рахи́мов; born 18 March 1965 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan) is Tajikistani football coach and former footballer.

Playing career[edit]


Much of Rakhimov's playing career is related to Pamir Dushanbe, where he was playing from 1980 to 1991, the last three seasons in Soviet Top League. After that he moved on to playing in such clubs as Spartak Moscow, Real Valladolid, Lokomotiv Moscow. In the later part of his career as a footballer he moved to Austria, playing for FK Austria Wien, Admira Wacker and SV Ried, where he was very popular with fans.[1]


Rakhimov played 4 matches for Russian national football team during 1994–1995. Rakhimov played for the football team of his country of birth Tajikistan national football team in 1992 and 1996.[2]

Management career[edit]

After he finished playing, he was invited to struggling Admira Wacker as a manager in 2002. He saved the club from relegation, but quit in 2004.

In 2006, he was invited to FC Amkar Perm, which was also facing relegation. After an impressive run of performances, Amkar stayed in Premier League, and Rakhimov signed a 2-year contract with the club in the beginning of 2007 season.

On 6 December 2007, he signed a 3-year contract with Lokomotiv Moscow and was fired on 28 April 2009. After nineteen months, he returned to Amkar Perm.

On 28 September 2011 Amkar Perm President Gennady Shilov confirmed that the club had accepted Rakhimov's resignation.


Spartak Moscow


  1. ^ Player Profile & Stats on www.rusteam.permian.ru
  2. ^ "Players Appearing for Two or More Countries". RSSSF. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 

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