Sergei Sokolov (Azerbaijani footballer)

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Sergei Sokolov
Personal information
Full name Sergei Sokolov
Date of birth (1977-03-12) March 12, 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Stavropol, Russia, USSR
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 Dynamo Stavropol 11 (1)
1997–1998 Lokomotiv Mineralnye Vody 40 (0)
2000–2002 Kavkaztransgaz Izobilny 90 (1)
2003–2004 Okean Nakhodka 40 (2)
2005 Kapaz 25 (1)
2006 Qarabağ 19 (2)
2008–2010 Simurq 41 (4)
2010–2012 Gabala 12 (0)
National team
2006 Azerbaijan 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 September 2009

Sergei Sokolov (born 12 March 1977 in Russia, USSR) is a retired naturalized Azerbaijani football player.

International career[edit]

Sokolov was invited by Shahin Diniyev to play for Azerbaijan, which Sokolov earned 4 caps in Euro 2008 qualifying, before tested positive after the match against Belgium, 11 October 2006.[1]

Sokolov was banned from football for 18 months in January 2007, after testing positive for Betamethasone.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Azerbaijan defender Sokolov given doping ban". ESPN. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Soccer pro banned for prednisone-like drug; two other soccer players nailed". grg51.typepad.com. Steroid Nation. 11 January 2007. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 

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