FC Kyzylzhar

The FK Qysylschar Petropavlovsk ( Kazakh: Қызылжар Футбол Клубы, Russian Футбольный клуб Кызылжар, Futbonlnyj club Kysylschar ) is a Kazakh football club from the city of Petropavlovsk nordkasachischen.


Name development

Soviet Championship

The club was founded in 1968 as Avangard. In the Soviet Championship, the club played mostly in the lowest leagues. The best result was achieved in 1981 with the 13th rank in the 3rd league.

Kazakh football championship

Since independence, Kazakhstan 1991, the club played in the highest soccer league in the country. 1992 the team finished a disappointing 19th place in the first staging of the Kazakh Lige and was dissolved. From 1993 to 1997 the association adopted due to financial difficulties not participate in the match operation of the Kazakh league. In 1998, the club was re-established and included in the second division, where the fourth place and the rise associated could be achieved. The next three seasons were the most successful in the history of the team. In 1999, the team won the runner-up with four points on the Irtysh Pavlodar Rückastand. In the 2000 season, the club had to again settle for the runner, as the decisive match at the Central Stadium Almaty was lost for first place with 0-2 against the Schenis Astana, as the two teams completed the regular season tied. In addition, the team was in the Kazakh Cup, which however has been lost with 0:5 against Kairat Almaty final. The next season the team finished in third place. From 2002 to 2008 seats were occupied in mid-table. After the 2009 season the team got down from the Premjer League.


The club plays its home matches at the 12,000 -seat Avangard Stadium. In the season 2008, the Avangard Stadium was the most visited stadium in the Kazakh Premjer League.


  • Kazakh Championship: Runner-up: 1999, 2000
  • 3rd place: 2001
  • Finalist: 2000

Well-known former players

  • Kazakhstan Ruslan Baltiew (2000)
  • Turkmenistan 1997 Vladimir Baýramow (2000)
  • Turkmenistan Baýramnyýaz Berdiýew (2001-2004)
  • Kazakhstan Vladimir Loginowski (2002-2009)
  • Kazakhstan Kairat Nurdauletow (2001)
  • Kazakhstan Sergei Skorych (2001-2002)
  • Azerbaijan Elşən Qəmbərov (2002)
  • Kazakhstan Viktor Zubarev (2003-2004)
  • Kazakhstan Yevgeni Tarasov (2006)

Well-known former coach

  • Kazakhstan Dmitri Ogai (2000-2001)