association football club in Kazakhstan
Football Club Astana (Kazakh: «Астана» футбол клубы; usually just called FC Astana or simply Astana) is a professional association football club from Astana, 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.
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.
- Winners (2): 2011, 2015
- ↑ "Astana oust Maribor, BATE, Steaua, Celtic go on". UEFA.com. 22 July 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
- ↑ ФК "Локомотив" переименован в ФК "Астана" [FC Lokomotiv renamed to FC Astana] (in Russian). FC Astana. 1 June 2011. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 "FC Astana Steckbrief". Worldfootball. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
- Official website
- FC Astana on UEFA.com Archived 2015-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
- FC Astana on Twitter