FC Astana

association football club in Kazakhstan

Football Club Astana (Kazakh: «Астана» футбол клубы; usually just called FC Astana or simply Astana[1]) is a professional association football club from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. They currently play in the Kazakhstan Premier League. They were founded as Lokomotiv Astana in 2009 from football clubs Almaty: Megasport and Alma-Ata, the club changed its name to Astana in 2011.[2]

Match against AIK in 2014.

Their short history already included two league titles, two Kazakhstan Cups and two Kazakhstan Super Cups. In 2015, Astana qualified to the UEFA Champions League group stage, becoming the first Kazakh team to do so.

HonoursEdit

Winners (2): 2014, 2015
Winners (2): 2010, 2012
Winners (2): 2011, 2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Astana oust Maribor, BATE, Steaua, Celtic go on". UEFA.com. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  2. ФК "Локомотив" переименован в ФК "Астана" [FC Lokomotiv renamed to FC Astana] (in Russian). FC Astana. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "FC Astana Steckbrief". Worldfootball. Retrieved 27 July 2014.

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