Ulugbek Bakayev (Uzbek: Улуғбек Бақоев, Ulug`bek Baqoyev, Russian: Улугбек Бакаев) (born 28 November 1978) is a former Uzbekistan footballer and current manager of FC Sogdiana Jizzakh.

Ulugbek Bakayev
Personal information
Date of birth (1978-11-28) 28 November 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth Bukhoro, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Sogdiana Jizzakh (Manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 FK Buxoro 80 (29)
2001 CSKA Moscow 7 (0)
2001–2002 Torpedo-ZIL Moscow 20 (0)
2003 FK Buxoro 7 (4)
2003 FK Andijan 3 (1)
2003 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 11 (4)
2004–2007 Tobol 111 (55)
2008–2009 Bunyodkor 22 (8)
2009FK Samarqand-Dinamo (loan) 12 (4)
2010 Tobol 27 (16)
2011 Zhetysu 29 (18)
2011 Dubai Club 8 (0)
2012–2014 Irtysh Pavlodar 70 (22)
2014 FK Buxoro 9 (3)
2015 Navbahor Namangan 2 (0)
National team
2001–2014 Uzbekistan 53 (14)
Teams managed
2017–2018 FK Buxoro
2019– Sogdiana Jizzakh
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Bakayev played spent most of his career with Kazakhstan football clubs. Playing in the Kazakhstan Premier League, he scored a total of 111 goals (as of 12 July 2014) and became the league's top scorer four times . From 2012 to 2014 he played for Irtysh Pavlodar. In 2012, he became best goal scorer of League with 14 goals and was named Footballer of the Year in Kazakhstan. In August 2014 he signed a contract with his former club FK Buxoro.[1] In 26 January 2017, he became head coach of FK Buxoro.

InternationalEdit

Bakayev was a member of the Uzbekistan national football team. At the 2011 Asian Cup he scored two goals against Jordan in a 2–1 win to put Uzbekistan into the semi-finals.[2] On 29 May 2014 in Tashkent he played his last good-bye match for national team against Oman.

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Bunyodkor
Tobol
Zhetysu
Irtysh Pavlodar

National teamEdit

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Улугбек Бакаев стал игроком ФК "Бухара" (in Russian). Vesti.kz. 13 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Uzbekistan vs. Jordan 2 – 1". soccer way.com. 21 January 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2011.

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