Alimzhon Kyashafovich Rafikov (Tajik: Алимҷон Рафиқов; Russian: Алимжон Кяшафович Рафиков; born 30 April 1962) is a Tajikistani professional football coach and a former player.

Alimzhon Rafikov
Personal information
Full name Alimzhon Kyashafovich Rafikov
Date of birth (1962-04-30) 30 April 1962 (age 57)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983 Pakhtakor Kurgan-Tyube
1984–1985 Pamir Dushanbe 50 (1)
1986–1988 Kairat 42 (0)
1989–1992 Pamir Dushanbe 61 (0)
1992 Zenit St. Petersburg 14 (0)
1993–1995 KAMAZ 59 (0)
1995 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 16 (1)
1999 KAMAZ 13 (0)
Teams managed
2010–2012 Istiklol
2011–2012 Tajikistan
2017 Esteghlal Dushanbe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

He made his professional debut in the Soviet Second League in 1983 for FC Pakhtakor Kurgan-Tyube.[1]

Coaching careerEdit

He is currently the manager of Esteghlal Dushanbe.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

His son Ruslan Rafikov is a professional footballer.

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alimzhon Rafikov at FootballFacts.ru (in Russian)
  2. ^ ""Ҷаҳони варзиш": Легионерҳои футболи тоҷик". ozodi.org. Retrieved 19 January 2017.