Kazakhstan First Division

The Kazakhstan First Division is the second division of football in Kazakhstan. The League is controlled by the Football Union of Kazakhstan and feeds into the Kazakhstan Premier League, having been founded in 1994. It runs from spring and to late autumn, making each championship correspond to a calendar year.

First Division
Founded1994; 27 years ago (1994)
Country Kazakhstan
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Number of teams14
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toPremier League
Domestic cup(s)Kazakhstan Cup
Current championsAktobe & Atyrau
(2020)
Most championshipsKaisar (4)
Website[1]
Current: 2020

Seasons summaryEdit

Season Champion Clubs Top scorer Goals
1994 Caspiy 10   Viktor Babenko (Zhetysu) 19
1995 Kaisar 13   Sergei Kurnayev (Ferro Aktobe) 11
1996 not held - - -
1997 Ferro Aktobe 9   Vladimir Glevich (Okzhetpes) 7
1998 Ordabasy 6   Andrei Travin, Askar Kozhabergenov, Sergey Klimov (all - Kairat) 4
1999 Dinamo Shymkent 8   Baglan Yergeshev Keden Shymkent 5
2000 Aktobe 07   Andrey Nesmeyanov (Aktobe) 5
2001 Ordabasy 08 ? ?
2002 Ekibastuzets 07   Vadim Chizhikov (Ekibastuzets) 11
2003 Okzhetpes (NE) & Yassi (SW) 12+11   Yerlan Urazayev (FC Almaty) 20
2004 Bolat (NE) & Zhambyl (SW) 13+13   Vasiliy Prosekov (Energetik) & Aleksei Shakin (CSKA Almaty) 16
2005 Energetik (NE) & Kaisar (SW) 13+12   Vasiliy Prosekov (Energetik) 34
2006 Avangard (NE) & Zhetysu (SW) 13+14   Rustam Usmanov (Zhetysu) 32
2007 Kazakhmys 14+12   Geysar Alakbarzadeh (Kazakhmys) 23
2008 Kazakhmys 14   Igor Abdusheev (Aktobe-Zhas) 27
2009 Kairat 14   Aleksei Maltsev (Akzhayik) 19
2010 Vostok 18   Dauren Kussainov (Sunkar) 27
2011 Sunkar 17   Kanat Akhmetov - (Aktobe-Zhas) 24
2012 Ile-Saulet 16   Kuanysh Begalin - (Ekibastuzets) 22
2013 Kaisar 18   Zhassulan Moldakaraev - (Kaisar) 28
2014 Okzhetpes 15   Konstantin Zadorozhniy - (FC Sunkar) 23
2015 Akzhayik 13   Oleg Khromcov - (Akzhayik) 28
2016 Kaisar 10   Akeksey Shakin - (Altai) 14
2017 Zhetysu 9   Boško Stupić - (Kyzylzhar) 13 (3 pn.)
2018 Okzhetpes 12   Abylaikhan Makhambetov - (Kyran) 20 (2 pn.)
2019 Kyzylzhar 14   Aidos Tattybaev - (Caspiy) 19 (6 pn.)
2020 Aktobe & Atyrau 7+7

|} Notes:

  • Current club names shown in table. Historical names could be different.

2017 Member clubsEdit

Locations of teams in the 2016 Kazakhstan First Division
Club Kit Sponsor
Baikonur Umbro
Kairat Akademia Almaty Nike
Bolat Nike
Caspiy Saller
Ekibastuz Nike
Kyran Jako
Kyzylzhar Nike
Makhtaaral Adidas
Zhetysu Adidas

External linksEdit

  • Current Table at KFF
  • RSSSF page about Kazakhstan First Division