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Azerbaijan national under-21 football team

The Azerbaijan national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of the Azerbaijan and is controlled by the AFFA.

Azerbaijan Under-21
Nickname(s)Milli (The National Team)
AssociationAssociation of Football
Federations of Azerbaijan
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachSerbia Milan Obradovic
CaptainHajiagha Hajili
Most capsTarlan Guliyev (18)
Top scorerMahir Madatov (5)
FIFA codeAZE
First colours
Second colours
Biggest win
 Azerbaijan 3–0 Israel 
(Baku, Azerbaijan; 3 September 2014)

Contents

UEFA U-21 recordEdit

  • 1978 - 1991: part of USSR
  • 1992 - 1994: did not participate
  • 1996: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 1998: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2000: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2002: 5th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2004: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2006: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2007: Lost in preliminary round.
  • 2009: 6th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2011: 5th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2013: 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2015: 4th of 5 in qualification group.
  • 2017: 4th of 6 in qualification group.
  • 2019: 6th of 6 in qualification group.

2019 UEFA European Under-21 Football ChampionshipEdit

Group 5Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Germany 10 8 1 1 33 7 +26 25 Final tournament 2–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 6–1
2   Norway 10 4 3 3 15 13 +2 15 3–1 2–1 0–0 0–3[a] 1–1
3   Republic of Ireland 10 4 2 4 12 15 −3 14[b] 0–6 0–0 4–0 1–0 1–0
4   Israel 10 4 2 4 17 18 −1 14[b] 2–5 1–3 3–1 3–0 3–1
5   Kosovo 10 3 3 4 9 12 −3 12 0–0 3–2 1–1 0–4 2–0
6   Azerbaijan 10 0 3 7 6 27 −21 3 0–7 1–3 1–3 1–1 0–0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ The Norway v Kosovo match originally ended with a 5–0 win for Norway, but was later awarded as a 0–3 win for Kosovo, after UEFA concluded that Norway had played Kristoffer Ajer in this match, who was ineligible after being suspended due to cards in his U-19 tournament match.[1][2]
  2. ^ a b Head-to-head results: Republic of Ireland 4–0 Israel, Israel 3–1 Republic of Ireland.

2021 UEFA European Under-21 Football ChampionshipEdit

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Liechtenstein 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 3 Final tournament 26 Mar '20 9 Oct '19 10 Sep '19 8 Sep '20 1–0
2   France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Final tournament if best runners-up
(Play-offs otherwise)
8 Oct '20 12 Oct '20 30 Mar '20 15 Nov '19 10 Oct '19
3   Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 Mar '20 15 Oct '19 8 Sep '20 18 Nov '19 8 Oct '20
4    Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 Oct '20 19 Nov '19 4 Sep '20 11 Oct '19 26 Mar '20
5   Georgia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 Sep '19 4 Sep '20 26 Mar '20 9 Oct '20 13 Oct '20
6   Azerbaijan 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0 14 Nov '19 7 Sep '20 6 Sep '19 15 Oct '19 10 Sep '19
Updated to match(es) played on 6 June 2019. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

Schedule and resultsEdit

2016Edit

2017Edit

2018Edit

2019Edit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification match against Liechtenstein on 6 June 2019.
Caps and goals as 6 June 2019 after the game against Liechtenstein.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Shahin Zakiyev (1999-06-11) 11 June 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Keşla
12 1GK Kamran Ibrahimov (1999-06-07) 7 June 1999 (age 20) 11 0   Neftçi
1GK Murad Popov (1999-03-05) 5 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Gabala

2 2DF Amin Seydiyev (1998-11-15) 15 November 1998 (age 20) 3 0   Gabala
3 2DF Turan Manafov (1998-08-19) 19 August 1998 (age 20) 1 0   Sabail
5 2DF Nihad Tamazov (1998-05-02) 2 May 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Qarabağ
13 2DF Murad Gayali (1999-09-03) 3 September 1999 (age 19) 3 0   Keşla
15 2DF Huseyn Seyligli (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 20) 3 0   Beşiktaş
20 2DF Elchin Mustafayev (2000-07-05) 5 July 2000 (age 18) 0 0   Sabah
2DF Rijat Garayev (1999-09-07) 7 September 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Sumgayit

6 3MF Hajiagha Hajili (C) (1998-01-30) 30 January 1998 (age 21) 12 0   Qarabağ
7 3MF Nijat Suleymanov (1998-11-15) 15 November 1998 (age 20) 3 0   Zira
10 3MF Ismayil Ibrahimli (1998-03-13) 13 March 1998 (age 21) 10 0   Qarabağ
11 3MF Shakir Seyidov (2000-12-31) 31 December 2000 (age 18) 2 0   Sabah
14 3MF Zija Azizov (1998-08-18) 18 August 1998 (age 20) 6 0   Keşla
16 3MF Suleyman Ahmadov (1999-11-25) 25 November 1999 (age 19) 1 0   Sumgayit
17 3MF Baris Ekincier (1999-03-24) 24 March 1999 (age 20) 4 1   VfL Bochum
19 3MF Tural Bayramli (1998-01-07) 7 January 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Daugavpils
21 3MF Arziman Rizvanov (1999-10-25) 25 October 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Bohemians
3MF Rafael Maharramli (1999-10-01) 1 October 1999 (age 19) 2 0   Zira

9 4FW Rovlan Muradov (1998-03-28) 28 March 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Gabala
18 4FW Emil Gasimov (2000-04-09) 9 April 2000 (age 19) 1 0   Sabah
23 4FW Musa Gurbanli (2002-04-13) 13 April 2002 (age 17) 1 0   Qarabağ

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called for the squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Huseynali Guliyev (1999-08-11) 11 August 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Sabah v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
GK Ismayil Muradov (1998-02-11) 11 February 1998 (age 21) 0 0   MOIK Baku v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
GK Suleyman Suleymanov (1998-05-29) 29 May 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Sumgayit v.   Norway, October 16, 2018
GK Nijat Mehbaliyev (2000-06-11) 11 June 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Qarabağ v.   Norway, September 11, 2018

DF Omar Buludov (1998-12-15) 15 December 1998 (age 20) 8 0   Neftçi v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
DF Asgar Huseynov (1999-04-10) 10 April 1999 (age 20) 2 0   Neftçi v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
DF Faig Hajiyev (1999-05-22) 22 May 1999 (age 20) 2 0   Gabala v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
DF Metin Güler (1999-09-10) 10 September 1999 (age 19) 1 0   Beşiktaş v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
DF Rahman Dashdamirov (1999-10-20) 20 October 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Neftçi v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
DF Anton Krivotsyuk (1998-08-20) 20 August 1998 (age 20) 11 1   Neftçi v.   Norway, October 16, 2018
DF Elvin Damirov (1998-04-17) 17 April 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Sumgayit v.   Norway, October 16, 2018
DF Ibrahim Huseynov (2000-02-24) 24 February 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Qarabağ v.   Norway, September 11, 2018

MF Elvin Jafarguliyev (2000-10-26) 26 October 2000 (age 18) 0 0   Qarabağ v.   Liechtenstein, June 6, 2019 PRE
MF Ozan Kökcü (1998-08-18) 18 August 1998 (age 20) 12 0   Giresunspor v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Farid Nabiyev (1999-07-22) 22 July 1999 (age 19) 5 0   Slavia Prague B v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Murad Khachayev (1998-04-14) 14 April 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Shakhtar Donetsk v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Abbas Aghazade (1999-02-10) 10 February 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Gabala v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Ali Sadikhov (1999-08-13) 13 August 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Gabala v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Murtuz Abakarov (1998-03-21) 21 March 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Sabail v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018

FW Bahadur Haziyev (1999-03-26) 26 March 1999 (age 20) 2 0   MOIK Baku v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
FW Ruslan Rzayev (1998-01-24) 24 January 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Armavir v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
FW Renat Dadashov (1999-05-17) 17 May 1999 (age 20) 4 2   Estoril v.   Norway, September 11, 2018
FW Murad Mahmudov (2000-05-07) 7 May 2000 (age 19) 2 0   FSV Frankfurt v.   Norway, September 11, 2018
Notes
  • INJ = Not part of the current squad due to injury.
  • PRE = Preliminary squad

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head coach   Milan Obradović
Assistant coach   Vladimir Kožul
  Elbrus Mammadov
Goalkeeping coach   Dragoslav Poleksić

Manager historyEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UEFA confirms: Kosovo wins three points on table against Norway". Football Federation of Kosovo. 29 July 2017.
  2. ^ "NFF har tatt grep etter Kristoffer Ajer-brøleren" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. 2 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.