Jafar Irismetov

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

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Jafar Irismetov (Template:Lang-ru) (born 23 August 1976) is a former Uzbekistan footballer and coach.

Playing career

On 29 December 2012 IFFHS published list of The World's most successful Top Division Goal Scorer among the still active Players. Jafar Irismetov ranked 8th in list, scoring 240 goals in 441 matches in his career.[1][2]

After 2012 season played for Navbahor Namangan he decided to finish his playing career. Early in 2013 he announced to play beach soccer and participated in 2013 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup qualification of (AFC) for Uzbekistan. He scored 5 goals in tournament. On 23 March 2015 in 2015 AFC Beach Soccer Championship in Qatar, Irismetov made hat-trick in group stage match against UAE which ended by 6-5 win of uzbek side.[3]


He played 36 matches and scored 15 goals for the Uzbekistan between 1997 and 2007[4]

Managing career

Irismetov started managing career in 2014. In January 2014 he was named as head coach of NBU Osiyo, club in Uzbekistan First League. On 31 May 2014 he resigned his post and left the club.[5]

In January 2016 he joined coaching stuff of Oqtepa.



Spartak Moscow
Kayrat Almaty




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