Sabail FK

Sabail FK (Azerbaijani: Səbail Futbol Klubu), pronounced [sæba:il] is an Azerbaijani football club based in Baku. The club participates in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

Sabail FK
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Full nameSəbail Futbol Klubu
Nickname(s)Dənizçilər (The Sailors)
Founded2016; 5 years ago (2016)
GroundASCO Arena
Capacity3,200
PresidentRashad Abdullayev
ManagerAftandil Hajiyev
LeagueAzerbaijan Premier League
2020–218th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

HistoryEdit

The club was established in 2016 and immediately joined the Azerbaijan First Division. After finishing their first season in the Azerbaijan Premier League in 7th position, Samir Aliyev left the role as manager by mutual consent on 22 May 2018.[1]Aftandil Hacıyev was appointed as the club's new manager on 11 June 2018.[2]

Domestic historyEdit

Season League Azerbaijan Cup Top goalscorer Manager Manufacturer Sponsor
Div Pos P W D L GF GA Pts Name League
2016–17 2nd 2nd 26 18 3 5 80 25 57 First round   Bayram Budagov 18   Elman Sultanov Kappa Federation support
2017–18 1st 7th 28 6 5 17 19 39 23 Quarter-finals   Vüqar Nadirov 3   Samir Aliyev Nike
2018–19 1st 3rd 28 12 5 11 34 37 41 Quarter-finals   Aghabala Ramazanov 7   Aftandil Hacıyev Macron AZ Tea
2019–20 1st 7th 20 5 5 10 16 30 20 Quarter-finals Three Players 3   Aftandil Hacıyev Nike AzTea
2020–21 1st 8th 28 5 9 14 21 42 24 Quarter-finals   Amil Yunanov 6   Aftandil Hacıyev Nike AzTea

European historyEdit

As of 17 July 2019

Season Competition Round Club Home Away Agg.
2019–20 UEFA Europa League 1QR   Universitatea Craiova 2–3 2–3 4–6
Notes
  • QR: Qualifying round

StadiumEdit

Sabail's home ground is the Bayil Stadium, which has a capacity of 3,200.

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 31 January 2021[3]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   AZE Kamran Agayev
2 DF   AZE Arsen Agjabayov (loan from Sabah)
3 DF   AZE Turan Manafov
4 DF   SLE Alie Sesay
6 MF   AZE Orkhan Gurbanli
7 MF   AZE Mirsahib Abbasov
9 MF   MKD Florijan Kadriu
10 MF   AZE Vugar Beybalayev
11 FW   AZE Rauf Aliyev
12 GK   AZE Shahin Zakiyev
13 MF   AZE Ali Sadikhov
14 MF   AZE Rahid Amirguliyev (captain)
16 DF   IRN Peyman Keshavarzi
17 MF   AZE Elchin Rahimli
19 FW   GEO Luka Imnadze
No. Pos. Nation Player
20 MF   AZE Ruslan Hajiyev (loan from Qarabağ)
22 MF   AZE Afran Ismayilov
23 MF   MKD Milovan Petrovikj
25 GK   AZE Elkhan Ahmadov
26 DF   AZE Kamal Gurbanov
27 MF   RSA Hendrick Ekstein
28 DF   AZE Magsad Isayev
29 FW   AZE Amil Yunanov
30 DF   AZE Murad Gayali
34 DF   AZE Urfan Abbasov
55 DF   AZE Adil Naghiyev
77 MF   AZE Adilkhan Garahmadov


99 FW   AZE Bahadur Haziyev

For recent transfers, see Transfers summer 2020.

Reserve teamEdit

Sabail-2 plays in the Azerbaijan First Division from 2018.

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head coach   Aftandil Hajiyev
Assistant coach   Emin Agayev
  Yashar Huseynov
Goalkeeping coach   Farhad Valiyev
Fitness coach   Toni Bogdanovski
Reserve team head coach   Elman Sultanov

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samir Aliyev Leaves Sabail FK". facebook.com. Facebook - Sabail FK. 22 May 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  2. ^ "First day of Ruslan Gurbanov, at Bayil Arena!". facebook.com (in Azerbaijani). Sabail FK. 16 June 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Səbail". pfl.az. pfl. Retrieved 26 June 2019.

External linksEdit