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Azerbaijan national under-17 football team

The Azerbaijan national under-17 football team represents Azerbaijan in association football at the under-17 youth level, and is controlled by the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan U-17
Nickname(s)Milli (The National Team)
AssociationAssociation of Football
Federations of Azerbaijan
Head coachVugar Mammad
CaptainVeysal Rzayev
Most capsAmit Guluzade (12)
Top scorerCem Felek (5)
FIFA codeAZE
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Azerbaijan 0–2 Slovakia 
(Ayia Napa, Cyprus; 2 March 1995)
Biggest win
 San Marino 0–4 Azerbaijan 
(Serravalle, San Marino; 19 October 2000)
Biggest defeat
 Azerbaijan 0–6 Northern Ireland 
(Apúlia e Fão, Portugal; 24 October 2010)
 Republic of Ireland 6–0 Azerbaijan 
(Gorna Oryahovitsa, Bulgaria; 10 October 2017)
European Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2016)
Best resultRound 1, 2016
FIFA U-17 World Cup
Appearances0

Competition historyEdit

In 2014, the team, under the management of Mirbaghir Isayev, managed to qualify for the Elite Round of the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification stage due to being one of the best third-placed teams in the first qualification round.[1] The team also qualified for the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship after being selected as hosts.[2]

UEFA European Football Championship recordEdit

Under-16 formatEdit

Finals record Qualification record
Year Result Pos Pld W D* L GF GA GD
  1994 Did not enter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1995 Did not qualify 3 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4
  1996 2 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1
  1997 4 3 0 1 2 1 6 -5
  1998 4 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1
  1999 4 3 0 2 1 1 2 -1
  2000 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5
  2001 2 2 1 0 1 5 4 +1
Total 0/8 Best: 2 16 2 4 10 12 25 −13

Under-17 formatEdit

Finals record Qualification record
Year Result Pos Pld W D* L GF GA GD
  2002 Did not qualify 3 3 1 0 2 4 9 -5
  2003 Elite Round 4 6 1 1 4 5 11 -6
  2004 Did not qualify 3 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4
  2005 Elite Round 3 6 3 0 3 7 10 -3
  2006 Did not qualify 3 3 1 1 1 5 6 -1
  2007 Elite Round 3 6 2 1 3 4 10 -6
  2008 Did not qualify 4 3 0 2 1 3 4 -1
  2009 Elite Round 3 6 1 2 3 5 9 -4
  2010 Did not qualify 3 3 1 1 1 3 5 -2
  2011 4 3 0 0 3 1 10 -9
  2012 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 0
  2013 4 3 0 0 3 1 7 -6
  2014 4 3 0 1 2 5 8 -3
  2015 Elite Round 4 6 1 1 4 3 16 -13
  2016 Round 1 3 3 1 1 1 2 6 -4
  2017 Did not qualify 3 3 1 0 2 2 5 -3
  2018 Did not qualify 3 3 1 0 2 3 13 -10
  2019 Did not qualify 4 3 0 0 3 1 7 -6
Total 1/18 Best: 3 66 15 12 39 55 131 −76
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Performance in recent competitionsEdit

Group 8Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Czech Republic 3 3 0 0 9 0 +9 9 Elite round
2   Norway 3 2 0 1 7 3 +4 6
3   Albania (H) 3 1 0 2 2 9 −7 3
4   Azerbaijan 3 0 0 3 1 7 −6 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
(H) Host.
Azerbaijan  1–4  Norway
Report

Czech Republic  2–0  Azerbaijan
Report

Albania  1–0  Azerbaijan
Report
Referee: Boris Marhefka (Slovakia)

ResultsEdit

2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification

2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up to participate in the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification.
Caps and goals as 29 October, 2018 after the game against Albania.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Vusal Shabanov (2002-05-10) 10 May 2002 (age 17) 0 0   Gabala
12 1GK Eldar Taghizade (2003-05-30) 30 May 2003 (age 16) 0 0   Neurofootball
22 1GK Rustam Samigullin (2002-12-23) 23 December 2002 (age 16) 3 0   Strogino Moscow
2 2DF Nika Bachaliashvili (2002-07-09) 9 July 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Gabala
3 2DF Emil Bayramov (2002-02-18) 18 February 2002 (age 17) 0 0   Obolon-Brovar
4 2DF Rufat Ahmadov (2002-09-22) 22 September 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Gabala
6 2DF Nemat Musayev (2002-01-17) 17 January 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Sabah
14 2DF Nemat Shikhamirov (2002-10-07) 7 October 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Gabala
17 2DF Shirin Shirinov (2002-03-12) 12 March 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Keşla
20 2DF Ruslan Gabaraev (2002-09-17) 17 September 2002 (age 17) 3 0   CSKA Moscow
5 3MF Nazim Hasanzade (2002-07-27) 27 July 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Gabala
7 3MF Rauf Maharramov (2002-01-14) 14 January 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Gabala
8 3MF Farid Yusifli (2002-02-20) 20 February 2002 (age 17) 2 0   Neftçi
10 3MF Veysal Rzayev (C) (2002-10-24) 24 October 2002 (age 16) 4 0   Gabala
13 3MF Ibrahim Novruzov (2002-02-15) 15 February 2002 (age 17) 1 0   Keşla
15 3MF Farid Mukhtarov (2002-04-07) 7 April 2002 (age 17) 0 0   Keşla
19 3MF Samir Abdullayev (2002-04-27) 27 April 2002 (age 17) 2 0   Keşla
9 4FW Musa Gurbanli (2002-04-13) 13 April 2002 (age 17) 3 1   Qarabağ
11 4FW Javidan Abbaszade (2002-03-12) 12 March 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Sumgayit
18 4FW Jamal Jafarov (2002-02-25) 25 February 2002 (age 17) 3 0   Anzhi

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head coach   Vugar Mammad
Assistant coach   Namig Adilov
  Mubariz Orujov
Goalkeeping coach   Uzeyir Ibrahimov

Manager historyEdit

Former squadsEdit

AchievementsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Penalty drama sees Bosnians progress with Belgium". www.uefa.com. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Malta, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan picked for U17s". UEFA. 2012-03-20.

External linksEdit