Kyrgyzstan national football team

The Kyrgyzstan national football team (Kyrgyz: Кыргыз Республикасынын улуттук курама командасы (Keurgeuz Respublikaseuneun uluttuk kurama komandaseu); Russian: Сборная Кыргызской Республики по футболу (Sbornaya Kirgizskoi Respubliki po Futbolu)), officially recognised by FIFA and AFC as Kyrgyz Republic, represents Kyrgyzstan in international football and is controlled by the Kyrgyz Football Union, a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and Central Asian Football Association.

Kyrgyz Republic
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Ак шумкарлар
(The White Falcons)
AssociationKyrgyz Football Union
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationCAFA (Central Asia)
Head coachAleksandr Krestinin
CaptainValery Kichin
Most capsMirlan Murzayev (54)
Top scorerMirlan Murzayev (15)
Home stadiumDolen Omurzakov Stadium
FIFA codeKGZ
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 95 Steady (25 August 2022)[1]
Highest75 (April-May 2018)
Lowest201 (March 2013)
First international
 Uzbekistan 3–0 Kyrgyzstan 
(Tashkent, Uzbekistan; 23 August 1992)[2]
Biggest win
 Kyrgyzstan 7–0 Myanmar 
(Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; 10 October 2019)
 Myanmar 1–8 Kyrgyzstan 
(Osaka, Japan; 11 June 2021)
Biggest defeat
 Iran 7–0 Kyrgyzstan 
(Damascus, Syria; 4 June 1997)
Asian Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2019)
Best resultRound of 16 (2019)
WAFF Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2000)
Best resultGroup stage (2000)
AFC Challenge Cup
Appearances3 (first in 2006)
Best resultThird place (2006)

Results and fixturesEdit

The following is a list of match results in the last 12 months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

2021Edit

11 November 2021 (2021-11-11) Friendly Kyrgyzstan   2–1   Singapore Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
20:00 Akmatov   3'
Batyrkanov   9'
Report Sulaiman   21' Stadium: Al Hamriya Sports Club Stadium
16 November 2021 Friendly Bahrain   4–2   Kyrgyzstan Riffa, Bahrain
19:00 UTC+3
Report
Stadium: Bahrain National Stadium

2022Edit

25 March 2022 Navruz Cup Uzbekistan   3–1   Kyrgyzstan Namangan, Uzbekistan
16:30 UTC+6
Report
Stadium: Markaziy Stadium
29 March 2022 Navruz Cup Tajikistan   1–0   Kyrgyzstan Namangan, Uzbekistan
16:00 UTC+6 Umarbayev   54' Report Stadium: Markaziy Stadium
Referee: R. Lutfullin
8 June 2022 (2022-06-08) AFC AC Q Kyrgyzstan   2–1   Singapore Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
20:00 UTC+6
Report Stadium: Dolen Omurzakov Stadium
Attendance: 7,322
Referee: Feras Taweel (Syria)
11 June 2022 (2022-06-11) AFC AC Q Myanmar   0–2   Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
21:00 UTC+6 Report
Stadium: Dolen Omurzakov Stadium
Attendance: 7,522
Referee: Rowan Arumughan (India)
14 June 2022 (2022-06-14) AFC AC Q Kyrgyzstan   0–0   Tajikistan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
21:00 UTC+6 Report Stadium: Dolen Omurzakov Stadium
Attendance: 17,340
Referee: Ko Hyung-jin (South Korea)
24 September 2022 (2022-09-24) Friendly Kyrgyzstan   1–2   Russia Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
20:00 UTC+6
Report
Stadium: Dolen Omurzakov Stadium
Referee: Daniyar Sakhi (Kazakhstan)

Coaching staffEdit

As of 10 January 2019[4]
Head coach   Aleksandr Krestinin
Assistant coach   Almazbek Buribayev
  Sandro da Silva Mendonça
  Igor Kudrenko
  Talant Samsaliev
Goalkeeping coach   Zakir Jalilov
Fitness coach   Bakhtiyar Baymatov
Executive director   Boltok Sagynbayev
Administrator   Azamat Alykulov
Medical   Nurbek Ismailov

Coaching historyEdit

Manager From To Record
G W D L Win %
  Meklis Koshaliyev August 1992 February 1996 15 1 3 11 006.67
  Yevgeniy Novikov June 1997 February 2001 19 4 1 14 021.05
  Nematjan Zakirov March 2003 March 2006 12 4 2 6 033.33
  Boris Podkorytov March 2006 December 2006 6 3 0 3 050.00
  Nematjan Zakirov January 2007 December 2008 12 4 0 8 033.33
  Anarbek Ormonbekov January 2009 May 2011 13 3 3 7 023.08
  Murat Jumakeev May 2011 September 2012 3 0 0 3 000.00
  Sergey Dvoryankov September 2012 May 2014 6 3 1 2 050.00
  Mirlan Eshenov (caretaker) May 2014 October 2014 3 0 0 3 000.00
  Aleksandr Krestinin October 2014 presenta 41 16 7 18 039.02
Total 110 32 14 64 029.09

a Accurate up to and including 6 December 2017.[citation needed]

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the Friendly match against Russia on 24 September 2022.[5]

Caps and goals correct as of 24 September 2022, after the match against Russia.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Erzhan Tokotayev (2000-07-17) 17 July 2000 (age 22) 9 0   Turan
13 1GK Artem Pryadkin (2001-09-18) 18 September 2001 (age 21) 0 0   Alga Bishkek
16 1GK Sultan Chomoev (2003-01-20) 20 January 2003 (age 19) 0 0   Ilbirs Bishkek

2 2DF Valery Kichin (1992-10-12) 12 October 1992 (age 29) 40 4   Yenisey Krasnoyarsk
3 2DF Tamirlan Kozubayev (1994-07-01) 1 July 1994 (age 28) 35 2   Eastern
4 2DF Kayrat Izakov (1997-06-08) 8 June 1997 (age 25) 4 0   Abdysh-Ata Kant
5 2DF Ayzar Akmatov (1998-08-24) 24 August 1998 (age 24) 12 1   Abdysh-Ata Kant
6 2DF Christian Brauzman (2003-08-15) 15 August 2003 (age 19) 4 0   Abdysh-Ata Kant
14 2DF Aleksandr Mishchenko (1997-07-30) 30 July 1997 (age 25) 12 0   Dordoi Bishkek
24 2DF Danila Sokirchenko (1995-10-15) 15 October 1995 (age 26) 2 0   Dordoi Bishkek

7 3MF Tursunali Rustamov (1990-01-31) 31 January 1990 (age 32) 26 6   Dordoi Bishkek
8 3MF Farhat Musabekov (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 28) 46 2   Turan
11 3MF Bekzhan Sagynbayev (1994-09-11) 11 September 1994 (age 28) 26 5   Kitchee
12 3MF Odiljon Abdurakhmanov (1996-03-18) 18 March 1996 (age 26) 21 1   Bunyodkor
15 3MF Murolimzhon Akhmedov (1992-01-05) 5 January 1992 (age 30) 14 0   Nur-Batken
17 3MF Gulzhigit Alykulov (2000-11-25) 25 November 2000 (age 21) 17 3   Kairat
18 3MF Kayrat Zhyrgalbek uulu (1993-06-13) 13 June 1993 (age 29) 52 2   Aksu
20 3MF Bakhtiyar Duyshobekov (1995-06-03) 3 June 1995 (age 27) 33 2   Alay Osh
21 3MF Nikolay Davydov (1998-04-05) 5 April 1998 (age 24) 0 0   Ismaning
22 3MF Alimardon Shukurov (1999-09-28) 28 September 1999 (age 23) 19 5   Neman Grodno
23 3MF Erbol Atabayev (2001-08-15) 15 August 2001 (age 21) 4 0   Dynamo Makhachkala
25 3MF Sherali Yuldashev (1999-07-17) 17 July 1999 (age 23) 1 0   Umeå
3MF Adilet Kanybekov (2002-11-25) 25 November 2002 (age 19) 0 0   Neftchi Kochkor-Ata

9 4FW Ernist Batyrkanov (1998-02-21) 21 February 1998 (age 24) 16 1   Abdysh-Ata Kant
10 4FW Mirlan Murzayev (1990-03-29) 29 March 1990 (age 32) 51 12   Navbahor Namangan

Recent call upsEdit

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Kalysbek Akimaliev (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 29) 3 0   Abdysh-Ata Kant v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022
GK Valery Kashuba (1984-09-14) 14 September 1984 (age 38) 23 0   Dordoi Bishkek v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022
GK Pavel Matyash (1987-07-11) 11 July 1987 (age 35) 45 0   Alga Bishkek v.   Tajikistan, 29 March 2022
GK Kutman Kadyrbekov (1997-06-13) 13 June 1997 (age 25) 5 0   Dordoi Bishkek v.   Bahrain, 16 November 2021

DF Kamolidin Tashiev (2000-02-09) 9 February 2000 (age 22) 0 0   Abdysh-Ata Kant v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022

MF Viktor Maier (1990-05-16) 16 May 1990 (age 32) 23 4   Eintracht Rheine v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022
MF Beknaz Almazbekov (2005-06-23) 23 June 2005 (age 17) 1 0   Galatasaray v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022
MF Abay Bokoleyev (1996-02-03) 3 February 1996 (age 26) 6 1   Dordoi Bishkek v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022
MF Azim Azarov (1996-09-20) 20 September 1996 (age 26) 4 1   Dordoi Bishkek v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022
MF Mirbek Akhmataliev (1994-02-07) 7 February 1994 (age 28) 3 0   Abdysh-Ata Kant v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022
MF Akhlidin Israilov (1994-09-16) 16 September 1994 (age 28) 33 4   Neftchi Kochkor-Ata v.   Tajikistan, 29 March 2022
MF Atay Dzhumashev (1998-09-15) 15 September 1998 (age 24) 2 0   Abdysh-Ata Kant v.   Tajikistan, 29 March 2022
MF Temirbolot Tapaev (1999-08-01) 1 August 1999 (age 23) 4 0   Alga Bishkek v.   Bahrain, 16 November 2021
MF Gulzhigit Borubaev (2000-04-22) 22 April 2000 (age 22) 0 0   Dordoi Bishkek v.   Bahrain, 16 November 2021

FW Eldar Moldozhunusov (1995-09-15) 15 September 1995 (age 27) 8 1   Neftchi Kochkor-Ata v.   Tajikistan, 14 June 2022

Notes
  • INJ Withdrew from the squad due to an injury
  • PRE Preliminary squad

RecordsEdit

As of match played 14 June 2022[6]
Players in bold are still active with Kyrgyzstan.
 
Mirlan Murzayev is Kyrgyzstan's most capped player and top goalscorer, with 15 goals in 55 caps.

Most appearancesEdit

Rank Player Caps Goals Career
1 Mirlan Murzayev 55 15 2009–present
2 Vadim Kharchenko 53 3 2003–2015
2 Kayrat Zhyrgalbek uulu 53 2 2013–present
4 Farhat Musabekov 49 2 2015–present
5 Pavel Matyash 45 0 2009–present
6 Ruslan Sydykov 42 1 1997–2013
7 Edgar Bernhardt 41 5 2014–present
8 Ildar Amirov 40 3 2006–2016
Davron Askarov 40 0 2006–2014
10 Vyacheslav Amin 38 1 2000–2009

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Goals Caps Average Period
1 Mirlan Murzayev 15 55 0.27 2009–present
2 Anton Zemlianukhin 13 29 0.45 2007–2019
3 Vitalij Lux 8 32 0.25 2015–present
4 Tursunali Rustamov 6 25 0.24 2012–present
5 Edgar Bernhardt 5 41 0.12 2014–present
6 Alimardon Shukurov 4 19 0.21 2017–present
Bekzhan Sagynbaev 4 27 0.15 2018–present
Akhlidin Israilov 4 33 0.12 2013–present
Azamat Baymatov 4 36 0.11 2010–present
Valery Kichin 4 37 0.11 2011–present

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA World CupEdit

FIFA World Cup FIFA World Cup qualification
Year Result Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
  1930 to   1990 Part of   Soviet Union Part of   Soviet Union
  1994 Did not enter Did not enter
  1998 Did not qualify 5 3 0 2 12 11
    2002 6 1 1 4 3 9
  2006 8 3 1 4 11 12
  2010 2 1 0 1 2 2
  2014 2 0 0 2 0 7
  2018 8 4 2 2 10 8
  2022 8 3 1 4 19 12
      2026 To de determined To be determined
Total 0/7 39 15 6 19 57 61

AFC Asian CupEdit

AFC Asian Cup AFC Asian Cup qualification
Year Result Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
  1956 to   1988 Part of   Soviet Union Part of   Soviet Union
  1992 Not a AFC member Not a AFC member
  1996 Did not qualify 4 1 0 3 3 7
  2000 3 0 0 3 3 11
  2004 2 1 0 1 3 2
     2007 Did not enter Did not enter
  2011 Did not qualify 2008 & 2010 AFC Challenge Cup
  2015 2012 & 2014 AFC Challenge Cup
  2019 Round of 16 15th 4 1 0 3 6 7 14 8 3 3 26 17
  2023 Qualified 11 5 2 4 23 13
Total 2/8 15th 4 1 0 3 6 7 34 15 5 14 68 50

AFC Challenge CupEdit

West Asian ChampionshipEdit

West Asian Championship
Year Result Pld W D L GF GA
  2000 Group stage 3 0 0 3 0 8
Total 3 0 0 3 0 8

ELF CupEdit

In 2006, Kyrgyzstan took part in the inaugural ELF Cup in Northern Cyprus. This competition was originally intended to be for teams that were not members of FIFA; however, the organisers extended invitations to both Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, who were both represented by their national futsal teams.

Year Result Position Pld W D* L GF GA
2006 Semi-finals   5 2 1 2 11 8

*Draws include knockout matches decided via penalty shoot-out.

Head-to-head recordEdit

As of Match played 29 March 2022[7]
Opponents Played Won Drawn* Lost GF GA GD % Won
  Afghanistan 4 0 1 3 1 4 -3 0
  Australia 2 0 0 2 1 5 -4 0
  Azerbaijan 3 0 1 2 0 4 -4 0
  Bahrain 6 0 1 5 4 14 -10 0
  Bangladesh 5 5 0 0 14 3 +11 100
  Belarus 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
  Cambodia 2 2 0 0 8 6 +2 100
  China 2 0 0 2 1 5 -4 0
  Estonia 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 0
  India 4 1 0 3 3 7 -4 25
  Indonesia 1 0 0 1 0 4 -4 0
  Iran 3 0 0 3 1 16 -15 0
  Iraq 2 0 0 2 1 9 -8 0
  Japan 3 0 0 3 1 11 -10 0
  Jordan 6 3 1 2 4 4 0 50
  Kazakhstan 5 0 1 4 3 15 -12 0
  Kuwait 4 0 1 3 2 10 -8 0
  Lebanon 3 0 2 1 1 3 -2 0
  Macau 4 4 0 0 8 3 +5 100
  Maldives 4 2 0 2 10 4 +6 50
  Moldova 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
  Mongolia 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 50
  Myanmar 5 4 1 0 23 4 +19 80
    Nepal 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 50
  North Korea 1 0 0 1 0 4 -4 0
  Oman 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 0
  Pakistan 4 3 0 1 7 1 +6 75
  Palestine 6 2 3 1 6 5 +1 33.33
  Philippines 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 33.33
  Qatar 2 0 1 1 0 1 -1 0
  Saudi Arabia 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 0
  Singapore 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 66.67
  South Korea 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
  Sri Lanka 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 100
  Syria 6 3 1 2 7 9 -2 50
  Tajikistan 13 3 2 8 10 16 -6 21.43
  Thailand 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0
  Turkmenistan 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 33.33
  United Arab Emirates 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0
  Uzbekistan 6 0 0 6 2 22 -20 0
  Yemen 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1 50
Total 133 40 19 74 146 231 -85 30.08

ReferencesEdit

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  7. ^ "Kyrgyzstan National Team Team's statistics (1992–2011)". ffkr.kg. Retrieved 31 October 2013.

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