Vagif Sadygov

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Vagif Sadygov
Personal information
Full name Vaqif Ağa-Əli oğlu Sadıqov
Date of birth (1959-04-01) 1 April 1959 (age 58)
Place of birth Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977—1979 Araz Nakhchivan
1980—1987 Neftchi Baku 92 (2)
1988 Nistru Chişinău 3 (0)
1988 Goyazan Qazakh 10 (0)
1988 Khazar Sumgayit 6 (0)
1989 Neftchi Baku 23 (0)
1989—1992 Khazar Sumgayit 107 (46)
1993 Nijat Mashtaga 2 (2)
Teams managed
1993 Nijat Mashtaga
1993—1995 Neftchi Baku
1994—1995 Azerbaijan U21
1995—1997 Farid Baku
1997—1998 Azerbaijan
1999 Anzhi Makhachkala, (assistant)
2000—2001 ANS-Pivani Baku
2001—2002 Shafa Baku
2002 Azerbaijan
2003 Machine Sazi
2004—2005 Azerbaijan U21
2005 Azerbaijan
2005—2008 Ganjlarbirliyi Sumgayit, (vice-president)
2009 Azerbaijan, (assistant)
2009—2010 Neftchi Baku
2011 Anzhi Makhachkala, (assistant)
2012—present AZAL PFC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Vagif Sadygov (born 1 April 1959, Azerbaijani: Vaqif Sadıqov) is an Azerbaijani football manager with Armenian anchestory from mother side.

Life and career[edit]

Sadygov started playing football as a midfielder for Araz Nakhichevan. His club career included spells with Neftchi Baku, Khazar Sumgayit and FC Nistru Otaci. After end of his career, he moved into management, first with Neftchi Baku in 1993, then with ANS Pivani Baki.[1] He also managed Shafa Baku, Azerbaijan national under-21 football team in 1996, which then led him to manage Azerbaijan national football team in 1997. After unsuccessful results, he dismissed in 1998, but returned in 2005 to replace the Brazilian Carlos Alberto Torres.[2] He also managed Shafa Baku, Genclerbirliyi Sumgayit, Azerbaijan national under-21 football team.


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