Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan National Football Team stands for Kazakhstan in men's international football and it is governed by the Football Federation of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan evolved from the Soviet Union national football team after taking their independence in 1991 and first joined the Asian Football Confederation's Central Asian Football Federation before later joining UEFA in Europe.

Head coach: Michal Bílek

Captain: Bauyrzhan Islamkhan

Most caps: Samat Smakov (76 appearances)

Top scorer: Ruslan Baltiev (13 goals)

Home ground: Astana Arena

FIFA Ranking: 118th (2020)

As of 1991, Kazakhstan was one of the strongest teams in Central Asia, and one of the most improving teams in Asia. Kazakhstan entered qualification for the first time in the attempt to reach the 1998 FIFA World Cup. Kazakhstan National Team defeated Pakistan, 7–0 in Lahore. The result remains Kazakhstan national football team's biggest-ever international win.

Kazakhstan joined UEFA in 2002

Kazakhstan national football team's first official UEFA match was on 8 September 2004 and ended in a home defeat by 2–1 against Ukraine. 

For the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League, Kazakhstan was in Pot 3 of League D, the fourth and lowest division of the UEFA Nations League. Drawn in Group 1 with Georgia, Latvia, and Andorra, their campaign started with a 2–0 home loss against group winners Georgia.

For the 2019-20 UEFA Nations League, They are placed in League D Group 4 with Albania, Belarus, and Lithuania.

Read more


Name Nationality Position Age


Name Nationality Age

Kazakhstan News


We have selected third parties to use cookies for technical purposes as specified in the Cookie Policy. Use the “Accept All” button to consent or “Customize” button to set your cookie tracking settings