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Eli Babayev (Azerbaijani: Əli Babayev, Hebrew: אלי בבייב‎; born 1 November 1990) is an Israeli-born Azerbaijani footballer who last played as a midfielder for Maccabi Petah Tikva and the Azerbaijan national team.[1]

Eli Babayev
Personal information
Full name Eli Babayev
Date of birth (1990-11-01) 1 November 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Ra'anana, Israel
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Petah Tikva
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2018 Hapoel Ra'anana 135 (5)
2010–2012Hapoel Marmorek (loan) 45 (3)
2018–2019 Sumgayit 25 (0)
2019– Maccabi Petah Tikva 2 (0)
National team
2019– Azerbaijan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 September 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2019

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ClubEdit

Babayev made his professional debut for Hapoel Ra'anana in the Israeli Premier League on 26 October 2013, coming on as a substitute in the 84th minute for Assi Baldout in the 0–0 draw against Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv.[2]

InternationalEdit

Babayev was called up to the Azerbaijan national team for the first time in March 2019 for the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match against Croatia and a friendly against Lithuania.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

Azerbaijan national team
Year Apps Goals
2019 1 0
Total 1 0

Statistics accurate as of match played 25 March 2019[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ali Babayev at WorldFootball.net
  2. ^ "Bnei Yehuda vs. Hapoel Ra'anana". Soccerway. Perform Group. 26 October 2013. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Azerbaijan's squad named for 2 matches". AFFA.az (in Hebrew). Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan. 13 March 2019. Archived from the original on 22 March 2019. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Əli Babayev". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 2 April 2018.

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