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Azerbaijan national under-21 football team

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
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. 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   Georgia 2 2 0 0 7 0 +7 6 Final tournament 9 Oct '20 4–0 13 Oct '20 4 Sep '20 26 Mar '20
2    Switzerland 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 3[a] Final tournament if best runners-up
(Play-offs otherwise)
11 Oct '19 13 Oct '20 26 Mar '20 19 Nov '19 4 Sep '20
3   Liechtenstein 3 1 0 2 1 9 −8 3[a] 8 Sep '20 0–5 1–0 26 Mar '20 9 Oct '19
4   Azerbaijan 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3[a] 0–3 15 Oct '19 14 Nov '19 7 Sep '20 2–1
5   France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 Nov '19 30 Mar '20 8 Oct '20 10 Oct '19 12 Oct '20
6   Slovakia 1 0 0 1 1 2 −1 0 18 Nov '19 8 Sep '20 31 Mar '20 8 Oct '20 15 Oct '19
Updated to match(es) played on 10 September 2019. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Ranked on head-to-head points, head-to-head goal difference: (Switzerland 3, +5, Liechtenstein 3, −4, Azerbaijan 0, −1)

Schedule and resultsEdit

2016Edit

2017Edit

2018Edit

2019Edit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Slovakia and Georgia on 6 and 10 September 2019.[3]
Caps and goals as 10 September 2019 after the game against Georgia.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Shahin Zakiyev (1999-06-11) 11 June 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Keşla
12 1GK Kamran Ibrahimov (1999-06-07) 7 June 1999 (age 20) 13 0   Neftçi
1GK Nijat Mehbaliyev (2000-06-11) 11 June 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Qarabağ

2 2DF Amin Seydiyev (1998-11-15) 15 November 1998 (age 20) 5 0   Gabala
3 2DF Turan Manafov (1998-08-19) 19 August 1998 (age 21) 3 0   Sabail
4 2DF Huseyn Seyligli (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 20) 5 0   Darıca Gençlerbirliği
5 2DF Nihad Tamazov (1998-05-02) 2 May 1998 (age 21) 3 0   Qarabağ
13 2DF Murad Gayali (1999-09-03) 3 September 1999 (age 20) 4 0   Keşla
15 2DF Ege Atlam (1999-05-01) 1 May 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Bayrampaşaspor
20 2DF Elchin Mustafayev (2000-07-05) 5 July 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Sabah

6 3MF Hajiagha Hajili (C) (1998-01-30) 30 January 1998 (age 21) 14 0   Qarabağ
7 3MF Nijat Suleymanov (1998-11-15) 15 November 1998 (age 20) 4 0   Zira
8 3MF Rafael Maharramli (1999-10-01) 1 October 1999 (age 19) 4 0   Zira
9 3MF Rovlan Muradov (1998-03-28) 28 March 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Gabala
10 3MF Ismayil Ibrahimli (1998-03-13) 13 March 1998 (age 21) 12 0   Qarabağ
11 3MF Shakir Seyidov (2000-12-31) 31 December 2000 (age 18) 4 0   Sabah
14 3MF Elvin Jafarguliyev (2000-10-26) 26 October 2000 (age 18) 2 0   Sumgayit
17 3MF Farid Nabiyev (1999-07-22) 22 July 1999 (age 20) 7 0   Slavia Prague
19 3MF Tural Bayramli (1998-01-07) 7 January 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Keşla
21 3MF Baris Ekincier (1999-03-24) 24 March 1999 (age 20) 6 3   Austria Klagenfurt

16 4FW Dogukan Öksüz (1999-02-25) 25 February 1999 (age 20) 2 0   Eyüpspor
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) 2 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 Murad Popov (1999-03-05) 5 March 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Gabala v.   Liechtenstein, June 6, 2019
GK Huseynali Guliyev (1999-08-11) 11 August 1999 (age 20) 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

DF Rijat Garayev (1999-09-07) 7 September 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Sabail v.   Liechtenstein, June 6, 2019
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 20) 1 0   Darıca Gençlerbirliği v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
DF Rahman Dashdamirov (1999-10-20) 20 October 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Sabail v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
DF Anton Krivotsyuk (1998-08-20) 20 August 1998 (age 21) 11 1   Neftçi v.   Norway, October 16, 2018
DF Elvin Damirov (1998-04-17) 17 April 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Kapaz 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 Zija Azizov (1998-08-18) 18 August 1998 (age 21) 6 0   Keşla v.   Liechtenstein, June 6, 2019
MF Suleyman Ahmadov (1999-11-25) 25 November 1999 (age 19) 1 0   Sumgayit v.   Liechtenstein, June 6, 2019
MF Arziman Rizvanov (1999-10-25) 25 October 1999 (age 19) 0 0   Bohemians v.   Liechtenstein, June 6, 2019
MF Ozan Kökcü (1998-08-18) 18 August 1998 (age 21) 12 0   Sabah v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Murad Khachayev (1998-04-14) 14 April 1998 (age 21) 2 0   Sumgayit v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Abbas Aghazade (1999-02-10) 10 February 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Sabah v.   Bosnia and Herzegovina, November 19, 2018
MF Ali Sadikhov (1999-08-13) 13 August 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Sabail 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   Sabail 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   Paços de Ferreira 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.
  3. ^ "U-21's squad for two matches". AFFA. 27 August 2019.