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Ravan Baku FK (Azerbaijani: Rəvan Futbol Klubu) is an Azerbaijani football club, based in Baku, that plays in the Azerbaijan First Division.[1]

Ravan Baku FK
Ravan Baku crest
Full nameRəvan Futbol Klubu
Nickname(s)Aslanlar (The Lions)
Founded2009; 10 years ago (2009)
Dissolved2017; 2 years ago (2017)
GroundBayil Stadium
Capacity5,000
ChairmanMushfig Safiyev
ManagerBahman Hasanov
LeagueAzerbaijan First Division
2015–169th
Current season

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HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 2009. In May 2011, team secured their promotion to Azerbaijan Premier League after clinching second place in Azerbaijan First Division.[2]

In club's debut 2011–12 season, Ravan ended in 8th position in Azerbaijan Premier League, the club's highest ever league finish. Following season, the club repeated its record by finishing 8th once again. In 2013, Ravan's ownership faced heavy criticism from local media, football experts and fans, for hiring and firing managers quite so often.[3][4] Ravan were officially relegated on 17 May 2014 after suffering a 3-2 defeat at home to Baku.[5]

Domestic historyEdit

As of 20 May 2016[6][7]
Season League Azerbaijan Cup Top goalscorer
Div. Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Name League
2009-10 2nd 6 22 11 4 7 32 28 37 Preliminary Round
2010-11 2nd 2 26 19 3 4 54 14 60 First round   Asim İbrahimov
2011-12 1st 8 31 10 11 11 39 39 41 First round   Miloš Zečević
  Nemanja Vidaković
  Tagim Novruzov
5
2012-13 1st 8 32 12 4 16 46 53 40 1/4 Finals   Juan Manuel Varea 14
2013-14 1st 10 36 4 10 21 22 66 22 Semi-finals   Miloš Adamović 5
2014-15 2nd 3 30 21 4 5 70 22 67 Second round
2015-16 1st 9 36 5 9 22 27 63 18 Quarter-final   Ramazan Abbasov 5
2016-17 2nd 13 26 6 1 19 24 70 10 1/8 finals   Mehemmed Aliyev 4

StadiumEdit

Bayil Stadium is a typical football stadium in Bayil district of Baku, Azerbaijan. The stadium was one of the venues during 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

PlayersEdit

Azerbaijani teams are limited to nine players without Azerbaijani citizenship. The squad list includes only the principal nationality of each player; several non-European players on the squad have dual citizenship with an EU country.

Current squadEdit

As of 7 August 2016

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 Farid Aghayev
2   GK Tural Abbaszade
3   GK Omid Masumi
4   DF Afsar Mammadov
5   DF Ulvi Kalashov
6   DF Suleyman Mustafazade
7   DF Farid Guliyev
8   DF Rashad Soltanov
9   DF Imran Tahmirazli
10   DF Akbar Ahmadov
11   DF Elvin Aliyev
12   DF Eltun Khudadatov
13   MF Elnur Abdulov
No. Position Player
14   MF Jamshid Maharramov
15   MF Aslan Huseynov
16   MF Samir Abdulov
17   MF Elmir Namazov
18   MF Mirgasim Cabbarli
19   MF Aziz Huseynov
20   MF Mirkamil Hashimli
21   MF Zeynalabdin Huseynov
22   MF Saed Fakharishalde
23   MF Changiz Shahriari
24   FW Ceyhun Abdullayev
25   FW Javid Taleb
26   FW Yasyn Khamid

ManagersEdit

As of Match played 24 October 2014
Name Managerial Tenure P W D L Win %
  Asim İbrahimov ? 2010 – 2011 ? ? ? ? 0
  Bahman Hasanov ? 2011 – Sep 2011 6 0 3 3 0
  Vladislav Kadyrov Sep 2011 – Feb 2012 13 5 4 4 38.46
  Bahman Hasanov Feb 2012 – Jun 2012 14 5 4 5 35.71
  Cevat Güler Jul 2012 – Aug 2012 4 0 3 1 0
  Bahman Hasanov (Caretaker) Aug 2012  – Sep 2012 2 1 0 1 50
  Kemal Alispahić Sept 2012  – Dec 2012 13 5 1 8 38.46
  Ramil Aliyev Dec 2012 – Aug 2013 16 8 0 8 50
  Vladislav Kadyrov Aug 2013 – Oct 2013 7 1 3 3 14.29
  Shahin Diniyev Oct 2013 – Jan 2014 11 1 3 7 9.09
  Güvenç Kurtar Jan 2014 – May 2014 22 3 6 13 13.64
  Ramil Aliyev Jun 2014 – Jul 2015 31 21 4 6 67.74
  Emin Quliyev Jul 2015 – 17 Oct 2015 8 0 2 6 0
  Bahman Hasanov 17 Oct 2015  – 0 0 0 0 0

RecordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FK Rəvan Bakı". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  2. ^ ""Rəvan" da Premyer-Liqaya yüksəldi!". Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  3. ^ ""Nurgün Motors"un prezidentinin "oyunu"". virtualaz.org (in Azerbaijani). Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  4. ^ Эльхан АБДУЛЛАЕВ: В Азербайджане берут тех, у кого тренерские категории В и С, а ПРО сидят без дела. azerisport.com (in Russian). Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  5. ^ Президент АФФА: Ряван вылетает и будет играть в первом дивизионе. www.azerifootball.com (in Russian). Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  6. ^ Ionescu, Romeo (2000-10-12). "Azerbaijan - List of Final Tables". Rec. Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2008-06-27.
  7. ^ Manaschev, Erlan; et al. (2008-06-06). "Azerbaijan - List of Champions". Rec. Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2008-06-18.

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