Bauyrzhan Islamkhan

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox football biography Bauyrzhan Islamkhan (Template:Lang-kk; born 23 February 1993) is a Kazakh professional footballer who plays for and captains Kairat in the Kazakhstan Premier League. Islamkhan is a member of the Kazakhstan national team. In the past he served as a captain for the Kazakhstan under-21 team. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder.

Club career


Islamkhan came up through Taraz's youth academy and impressed from an early age. He made his first team debut on 6 March 2011 in the Kazakhstan Premier League match against Irtysh, at the age of 18, and since then was a member of the Taraz's first-team squad. Next season he became the captain of the club when he was just 19 years old. He also scored six goals during his stay in Taraz. In 2012 season in the Premier League, Islamkhan recorded 22 appearances and scored 4 goals.[1] Islamkhan has earned the Kazakhstan Football Federation's Young Player of the Year award as voted on by the coaches for his performances in his campaign for Taraz during the 2012 season.

Kuban Krasnodar

On his birthday in 2013, he signed a three-year deal with Kuban Krasnodar.[2][3] He made his debut on 25 February 2013 in a friendly game against Torpedo Armavir.[4] However, he did not play for them in the Russian Premier League and stayed there a half-year playing for their second team.

Loan to Astana

On 6 June 2013, he joined Astana on a season-long loan deal. During his playing for Astana, he appeared in seven matches and scored one goal. On 4 July 2013, he made his debut in the UEFA Europa League, coming on as a substitute in the 62nd minute in a first qualifying round match against Botev Plovdiv.[5]


On 11 February 2014, a transfer deal was made between the teams FC Kuban Krasnodar and FC Kairat after that he signed a three-year deal with Kairat.[6] In the end of July, 2016 he got an offer from the champions and the leadining team of Kazakhstan Premier League at that moment, FC Astana, to join the team when the contract with FC Kairat expires. However, it was rejected by the footballer.[7]

International career

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Islamkhan playing against Austria in a World Cup qualification game in 2012.

Islamkhan made his international debut for Kazakhstan in a friendly game against Latvia on 29 February 2012.[8] During 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament, Islamkhan played two times coming on as a substitute in matches against Sweden and Austria.[9][10]

Career statistics



Club Season League Cup Europe Other[12] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Taraz 2011 27 2 5 2 32 4
2012 22 4 3 0 25 4
Total 49 6 8 2 57 8
Astana (loan) 2013 7 1 1 0 8 1
Total 7 1 1 0 8 1
Kairat 2014 31 5 5 1 4 0 40 6
2015 29 7 3 2 8 3 1 0 41 12
Total 60 12 8 3 12 3 80 18
Career totals 116 19 16 4 13 3 1 0 146 27



National team Year Apps Goals
Kazakhstan 2012 5 0
2014 6 2
2015 8 0
Total 19 2

International goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 August 2014 Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan Template:Fb 1–0 2–1 Friendly [13]
2 5 September 2014 Astana Arena, Astana, Kazakhstan Template:Fb 4–0 7–1 Friendly [14]







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