FC Akhmat Grozny

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The Akhmat-Arena.

FC Akhmat Grozny (Chechen: футболан клуб Ахмат Соьлжа-ГӀала, futbolan klub akhmat cölzha ġala; Russian: Республиканский футбольный клуб Ахмат Грозный, Respublikanskiy futbol'nyy klub akhmat groznyy; Republican Football Club Akhmat Grozny) is a association football club from Grozny, Chechnya, Russia. From 1958 until 2017, the club was named Terek Grozny. The club plays in the Russian Premier League.

The club is currently named after the 1st Chechen President, Akhmad Kadyrov[1]

Akhmat Grozny currently plays their games in the Akhmat-Arena. Because of the war in Chechnya, from the 1990's to 2007 they played their home games in Pyatigorsk, Stavropol Krai. Before the 2008 season, the Russian Football Union allowed the club to play their home matches in Grozny.[2]

Squad[change | change source]

As of 31 August 2017[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
2 DF Brazil Brazil Rodolfo
3 DF Russia Russia Zaurbek Pliyev
4 DF Venezuela Venezuela Wilker Ángel
7 FW Russia Russia Abubakar Kadyrov
8 FW Brazil Brazil Léo Jabá
9 FW Russia Russia Zaur Sadayev
10 FW Russia Russia Khalid Kadyrov
11 MF Brazil Brazil Ismael
13 DF Iran Iran Milad Mohammadi
14 MF Brazil Brazil Ravanelli
15 DF Russia Russia Andrei Semyonov
16 GK Russia Russia Yevgeni Gorodov
17 FW Senegal Senegal Ablaye Mbengue
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 FW Albania Albania Bekim Balaj
19 MF Russia Russia Oleg Ivanov
21 MF Albania Albania Odise Roshi
23 MF Russia Russia Anton Shvets
24 MF Russia Russia Roland Gigolayev
33 GK Russia Russia Vitali Gudiyev
40 DF Russia Russia Rizvan Utsiyev (captain)
70 MF Russia Russia Ayub Batsuyev
77 MF Kosovo Kosovo Bernard Berisha
93 FW Russia Russia Apti Akhyadov
94 DF Brazil Brazil Philipe Sampaio
95 FW Russia Russia Magomed Mitrishev

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Главная футбольная команда Чеченской Республики будет переименована в «АХМАТ»" (in Russian). FC Akhmat Grozny. 7 June 2017. Archived from the original on 7 October 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  2. Sputnik. "Grozny to host Russian Premier League soccer". Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  3. "Republican football club "Terek" Grozny named after AA Kadyrov". Archived from the original on 18 August 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]