2004 Kazakhstan Premier League

The 2004 Kazakhstan Premier League was the 13th season of the Kazakhstan Premier League, the highest football league competition in Kazakhstan, and took place between 3 April and 2 November.[1]

Kazakhstan Premier League
Season2004
ChampionsKairat
Champions LeagueKairat
Top goalscorerUlugbek Bakayev (22)
2003
2005

TeamsEdit

For the 2004 season, the league was expanded to 19 teams from 17. This meant that Almaty and FC Yassi were promoted to the Premier League, and no teams were relegated the previous season.

Before the start of the season Yelimay were renamed Semey, Batys became Akzhayik, Esil Kokshetau became Okzhetpes and promoted teams Tsesna and Yassi became Alma-Ata and Yassi Sairam.

Only Kairat obtained a UEFA license for the 2005/2006 season.

Team overviewEdit

Team Location Venue Capacity
Aktobe-Lento Aktobe Central Stadium 13,200
Akzhayik Oral Petr Atoyan Stadium 8,320
Atyrau Atyrau Munaishy Stadium 9,500
Ekibastuzets Ekibastuz Shakhtyor Stadium 6,300
Okzhetpes Kokshetau Okzhetpes Stadium 4,158
Esil Bogatyr Petropavl Karasai Stadium 11,000
Irtysh Pavlodar Central Stadium 15,000
Kairat Almaty Central Stadium 23,804
Kaisar Kyzylorda Gany Muratbayev Stadium 7,500
Ordabasy Shymkent Kazhimukan Munaitpasov Stadium 20,000
Semey Semey Spartak Stadium
Shakhter Karagandy Karagandy Shakhter Stadium 20,000
Taraz Taraz Central Stadium 12,525
Tobol Kostanay Central Stadium 8,323
Alma-Ata Almaty Central Stadium 23,804
Vostok Oskemen Vostok Stadium 8,500
Yassi Sairam Shymkent Kazhymukan Munaitpasov Stadium 20,000
Zhenis Astana Astana Kazhymukan Munaitpasov Stadium 12,350
Zhetysu Taldykorgan Zhetysu Stadium 4,000

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Kairat (C) 36 25 8 3 70 21 +49 83 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Irtysh 36 24 7 5 56 16 +40 79
3 Tobol 36 22 11 3 87 27 +60 77
4 Aktobe-Lento 36 22 8 6 52 19 +33 74
5 Atyrau 36 20 11 5 49 31 +18 71
6 Esil Bogatyr 36 18 5 13 53 40 +13 59
7 Taraz 36 16 11 9 35 23 +12 59
8 Ekibastuzets 36 17 7 12 42 27 +15 58
9 Shakhter Karagandy 36 16 9 11 44 28 +16 57
10 Zhenis Astana[a] 36 15 6 15 45 44 +1 48
11 Okzhetpes[b] 36 10 13 13 26 39 −13 43
12 Vostok 36 11 7 18 42 54 −12 40
13 Zhetysu 36 11 7 18 34 55 −21 40
14 Ordabasy 36 11 7 18 37 43 −6 40
15 Yassi-Sairam (R) 36 9 8 19 30 49 −19 35 Relegation to the Kazakhstan First Division
16 Kaisar[c] (R) 36 9 4 23 24 61 −37 31
17 Akzhayik[d] (R) 36 7 4 25 24 83 −59 25
18 Alma-Ata 36 4 8 24 22 53 −31 20
19 Semey (R) 36 4 1 31 25 84 −59 13 Relegation to the Kazakhstan First Division
Source: kpfl.kz
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Zhenis deducted 3 points due to a violation of transfer rules.
  2. ^ Okzhetpes were penalized with a technical loss (0-3), due to fielding an ineligible player.
  3. ^ Kaisar were penalized with ten technical losses, due to leaving a match unfinished.
  4. ^ Akzhayik were penalized with two technical losses, due to not paying player salaries.

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

As of match played 2 November 2004[1]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Ulugbek Bakayev Tobol 22
  Arsen Tlekhugov Kairat
3   Nurbol Zhumaskaliyev Tobol 19
4   Maksim Nizovtsev Tobol 17
5   Alibek Buleshev Kairat 14
  Vyacheslav Yeremeev Atyrau
7   Yuri Zvonarenko Ordabasy/Zhetysu 13
8   Jafar Irismetov Kairat 12
  Murat Tleshev Irtysh
  Alexei Kosolapov Tobol

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2004 PREMIER LEAGUE". www.kpfl.kz/ (in Russian). Football Federation of Kazakhstan. Retrieved 17 December 2015.[permanent dead link]