Zira FK

Zira FK (Azerbaijani: Zirə Futbol Klubu, pronounced [ziɾa]) is an Azerbaijani professional football club based in Baku. The club competes in the Azerbaijan Premier League.


The club was established in 2014 and immediately joined the Azerbaijan First Division.

Despite finishing 2nd in its inaugural season in the Azerbaijan Premier League, the club wasn't allowed to compete in the UEFA Europa League.

On 27 December 2016, Adil Shukurov had his contract as manager terminated by mutual consent, with Aykhan Abbasov taking over as manager until the end of the 2016–17 season.

Aykhan Abbasov resigned as manager on 29 August 2018, with Samir Abbasov being announced as his replacement the same day.

On 8 October 2019, Abbasov left Zira by mutual consent, with Zaur Hashimov being appointed as manager until the end of the season the following day.

On 17 July 2020, Rashad Sadygov was announced as Zira's new manager on a three-year contract.

Domestic history

European history

  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • POR: Play-off round
  • Group: Group stage

This page also has a version in other languages:  Зиря (russian)

Zira FK