|Full name||Azamat Abduraimov|
|Date of birth||27 April 1966|
|Place of birth||Tashkent, Uzbek SSR|
|1999–2000||Salgaocar SC Goa|
|2004||Uzbekistan futsal team|
|2005||FC Ardus (futsal)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Azamat Abduraimov was born in Tashkent in 1966. His father, Berador Abduraimov, is the best Uzbek goals scorer in the 20th century and one of the best FC Pakhtakor Tashkent players ever. When Azamat was three years old, his father moved to Moscow to play for CSKA.
Azamat is a father of Alia Azamat Ashkenazi, American Screenwriter and Director who co-wrote a soccer documentary "Misha" directed by Brian Song in which Azamat was featured as one of the characters.
Most of honours were achieved by Azamat while he played for Pakhtakor. He joined Pakhtakor three times and spent more than seven seasons of his playing career there (scored more than 60 goals).
Last season Azamat played for Pakhtakor was 2000 when he was already 34.
During 1990 Azamat was the bench player of Spartak Moskva, gaining only three first team appearances. He scored a lot for reserve team during that time, however, he couldn't achieve a first team place and left to Pamir Dushanbe.
During his career, Azamat Abduraimov become one of the first Uzbekistani players who began playing in foreign countries. He played for different teams in 4 non-ex USSR countries (Bangladesh, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, India). With National Football League (India) side Salgaocar SC, he won the prestigious Durand Cup in 1999.
Abduraimov made his international debut on 28 June 1992 against Turkmenistan in a 2-1 win match. He achieved 22 caps for Uzbekistan national football team as player. Most notable of his international appearances was at the 1994 Asian Games football tournament in Hiroshima, where the Uzbekistan team won the gold medal.
The most significant of his football career was the goal scored in the semifinal match at the Asian Games against South Korea. The decisive goal (South Korea lost to Uzbekistan 0:1) was considered The Best in the tournament, as well as the best and the "Golden Goal" in the history of Uzbek football.
Also, he played international futsal games as a member of Uzbekistan national futsal team at World 5's Futsal 2003 in Kuala Lumpur, and became a threat to team Japan, according to next year's Japanese futsal report of AFC Futsal Championship.
Azamat Abduraimov played his farewell match in 2002, which was the most incendiary sport show in Uzbekistan. In 2002–2003 season he was "playing coach" in NBU Osiyo (1st league). In 2003 played in Uzbekistan national futsal team at the Asian Championship in Indonesia. In 2004 season he worked as a head coach of Uzbekistan national futsal team, whish was playing in Asian Championship in Iran and Malaysia 2004 AFC Futsal Championship. Then in 2005 he spent some time managing Uzbek futsal club FC Ardus (gained Uzbek futsal championship title in 2005).
On 28 October 2008 he was appointed as sports director in FC Bunyodkor. During 2009–2010 season he was the head coach of FK Samarqand-Dinamo. In 2009 Azamat ranked the third place in the ranking of the Football Coach of the Year in Uzbekistan. In 2010, he received a coaching PRO license.
In January 2012 he was appointed by the Football Federation as assistant coach of Uzbekistan U-22. On 22 August 2012 he signed a contract with FK Andijan as head coach of the club. On 18 June 2014 he resigned from his post as Andijan coach. On 4 February 2020 he resigned his post as head coach of Uzbekistan U-17.
- Mohammedan Sporting Club
- Navbahor Namangan
- Uzbek Cup: 1992
- Pahang FA
- Malaysian Super League: 1994
- Al Wahda
- Saudi First Division: 1996
- Durand Cup: 1999
- Asian Games: 1994
- Uzbekistan: The Koryo Saram's tragic Soviet soccer superstar Eurasinet - December 18 2020 - by Chris Rickleton
- "Season ending transfers 1999". Indianfootball.de. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
- "Season ending transfers 2000". Indianfootball.de. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
- Azamat Abduraimov of Uzbekistan, senior international statistics National-Football-Teams. Retrieved 18 March 2021
- "Formula of success. Azamat Abduraimov from record-breaker of Uzbek football". Time Out Tashkent. June 2004. Archived from the original on 3 May 2005. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
- "アジア選手権 準々決勝日本vs中国戦レポート" [Report: AFC Futsal Championship Quarter final Japan vs China] (in Japanese). Futsal radio web. 24 April 2004. Retrieved 18 December 2012. "昨年６月のワールド５（３－２）で日本を脅かしたアブドゥライモフは出場しておらず(As Abduraimov, who threaten Japan to 3–2 at World 5 in June last year, is not participating...)"
- Чемпион Узбекистана по мини-футболу намерен пригласить иностранного тренера [Champion of Uzbekistan in futsal is going to invite a foreign coach] (in Russian). regnum.ru. 8 September 2008.
- Отечественный футбольный фонд (in Russian). 1 September 2006. Archived from the original on 20 October 2008.
- Немецкие "каникулы" Азамата Абдураимов (in Russian). Sportportal.uz. 28 November 2007. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011.
- বাংলাদেশের ফুটবলে সেরা সাত বিদেশি তারকা. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Retrieved 11 April 2020.