FC Khujand (Tajik: Клуби футболи «Хуҷанд») is a Tajik football club based in Khujand, currently playing in the Tajik League, the top division in the country.

FC Khujand
FC Khujand logo.jpg
Friendship pennant of FC Khujand
Full nameFootball Club Khujand
Founded1976; 44 years ago (1976)
Ground20-Letie Nezavisimosti Stadium
Khujand, Tajikistan
Capacity25,000
ChairmanMurodjon Umarov
ManagerNikola Lazarevic
LeagueTajik League
20192nd
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

FС Khujand was established in 1976 from the remnants of the club Pomir which was previously known as Miner. The first head coach of the team was Vladimir Burin. FC Khujand competed in the Central Asian Championship B League for 15 years. FС Khujand plays its home matches in Spartak Stadium which was located in the heart of the city before moving to the 20 Years of Independence Stadium (also known as 20-Letie Nezavisimosti Stadium). The best performances of FC Khujand in this competition were 8th place in 1983 and 1986, runners-up in 1990 and a third-place finish in 1991. Since the independence of Tajikistan from USSR, FC Khujand has won the Tajik Cup on three occasions; 1998, 2002 and 2008.[1]

On 12 April 2019, Numonjon Yusupov was sacked as the club's manager, with Sharif Ziyoyev being appointed as caretaker manager.[2]

On 16 April 2019, Vitaliy Levchenko was appointed as the new manager of Khujand.[3]

On 21 December 2019, Nikola Lazarevic was announced as the new Head Coach of FK Khujand.[4]

Domestic historyEdit

Season League Tajik Cup Top goalscorer Manager
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
1997 1st 3 24 16 4 4 51 20 52 Runner-up
1998 2 22 13 5 4 44 19 44 Winner
1999 6 22 13 1 8 60 28 40
2000 3 34 21 5 8 94 37 68 Mansurjon Hakimov 28
2001 5 18 7 6 5 36 22 27
2002 2 22 17 2 3 76 17 53 Winner Dzhomikhon Mukhidinov 29
2003 2 30 23 3 4 90 26 72
2004 4 36 17 9 10 56 36 60
2005 5 18 8 3 7 28 19 27
2006 7 22 9 3 10 27 33 30
2007 6 20 8 3 9 27 37 27
2008 3 40 28 4 8 73 33 88 Winner
2009 3 18 13 1 4 36 15 40 Quarter-final
2010 7 32 8 8 16 42 58 32 Runner-up
2011 7 40 15 6 19 56 72 51
2012 8 24 8 6 10 29 44 30 Round of 16 Indus Huseynzoda 7
2013 5 18 6 5 7 17 21 23 Round of 16 Valeriu Andronic / Yusuf Rabiev / Mohammad Golepor 3 Mubin Ergashev
2014 3 18 9 5 4 24 17 32 Round of 16 Manouchehr Ahmadov 7 Numonjon Yusupov
2015 2 18 12 3 3 34 21 39 Quarter-final Farkhod Tokhirov 6 Numonjon Yusupov
2016 7 18 8 1 9 22 37 25 Semi-final Dilshod Bozorov 8 Numonjon Yusupov / Hamid Karimov
2017 2 21 11 4 6 44 22 37 Winner Dilshod Bozorov
Davronjon Tukhtasunov
9 Rustam Khojaev
2018 2 21 14 4 3 42 20 46 Semi-final Jahongir Ergashev 13 Numonjon Yusupov
2019 2 21 11 3 7 37 21 36 Semi-final Tursunali Rustamov 8 Numonjon Yusupov
Sharif Ziyoyev (Caretaker)
Vitaliy Levchenko

Continental historyEdit

As of match played 26 June 2019
Competition Pld W D L GF GA
Asian Cup Winners' Cup 4 1 1 2 5 8
AFC Cup 11 2 3 6 7 15
Total 15 3 4 8 12 23
Season Competition Round Club Home Away Aggregate
1998–99 Asian Cup Winners' Cup First round – West Asia   Pakhtakor Tashkent 1–1 1–4 2–5
1999–2000 Asian Cup Winners' Cup First round – West Asia   Kaisar 0–3 3–0 3–3(p)3–3
2016 AFC Cup Play-off   Ahli Al-Khaleel 0–1
2018 AFC Cup Play-off   Ahal 0–2 0–1 0–3
2019 AFC Cup Play-off   Ahal 1–1 0–0 1–1(a)
Group D   Dordoi Bishkek 3–1 0–3 4th
  Altyn Asyr 0–0 0–1
  Istiklol 3–2 0–3

HonoursEdit

Tajik Cup (4)
1998, 2002, 2008, 2017

SponsorshipEdit

On 28 March 2019, Khujand announced a sponsorship deal with Thai energy drink company Carabao.[5]

On 26 October 2019, Samsung became the first title sponsor of Khujand with their Samsung UHD TV brand until the end of the 2020 season.[6]

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
2019–2020 Joma Samsung UHD TV[6]

Current squadEdit

As of 3 November 2019[7]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Daler Barotov
2   DF Sohibdzhon Khakimov
4   DF Davron Erghashev
5   DF Parviz Bokiev
6   MF Ilsur Samigullin
7   MF Komroni Mirzonajot
8   MF Bakhtiyor Choriyev
10   FW Dilshod Bozorov
11   FW Tursunali Rustamov
14   DF Oybek Abdugafforov
16   GK Muminjon Gadoyboev
No. Position Player
17   FW Dilshod Vasiev
18   MF Parviz Aliyev
21   DF Firdavs Chakalov
22   DF Manouchehr Ahmadov
23   MF Dilshodjon Karimov
45   FW Yuriy Zakharkiv
55   DF Manuchehr Safarov
63   MF Saidkhodzha Mukhammadsharifi
73   DF Alisher Barotov
91   GK Davit Kupatadze

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-16. Retrieved 2011-04-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "ГЛАВНЫЙ ТРЕНЕР "ХУДЖАНДА" ОТПРАВЛЕН В ОТСТАВКУ". http://fc-khujand.tj/ (in Russian). FK Khujand. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "ВИТАЛИЙ ЛЕВЧЕНКО ВОЗГЛАВИЛ ХУДЖАНД". fc-khujand.tj (in Russian). FK Khujand. 16 April 2019. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  4. ^ "НИКОЛА ЛАЗАРЕВИЧ НАЗНАЧЕН ГЛАВНЫМ ТРЕНЕРОМ ХУДЖАНДА". fc-khujand.tj (in Russian). FK Khujand. 21 December 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  5. ^ "CARABAO ENERGY DRINK – НОВЫЙ ТИТУЛЬНЫЙ СПОНСОР ФУТБОЛЬНОГО КЛУБА ХУДЖАНД". fc-khujand.tj (in Russian). FK Khujand. 28 March 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  6. ^ a b "SAMSUNG UHD TV – ПЕРВЫЙ ТИТУЛЬНЫЙ СПОНСОР ХУДЖАНДА". fc-khujand.tj (in Russian). FK Khujand. 26 October 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  7. ^ ""ХУДЖАНД"". fc-khujand.tj (in Russian). FK Khujand. Retrieved 19 October 2019.

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