Local boy Sulaimonov is far from being a prolific scorer of hair-raising goals, as his gameweek one stunner against Fayzkand might suggest (video below). On loan from Istiklol, the 22-year-old failed to register a single goal last season with his parent club. Continue reading Who is Lokomotiv’s Shakhrom Sulaimonov?
For the past two seasons, the 20-year-old has been the Lions’ top scorer – 16 last term. Hitting a late brace in the 7-0 thrashing of Dushanbe-83 on gameweek one, the frontman, capped 14 times for Tajikistan, will be seeking to add to his tally of 32 goals in 49 appearances. Continue reading Who is Istiklol’s Sheriddin Boboev?
Tajikistan veteran Dilshod Vasiev – 50 international caps – played his football at Khujand last season, recording a six-goal tally in 20 matches. The 32-year-old signed for CSKA Pamir in March 2020. Continue reading Who is CSKA’s Dilshod Vasiev?
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A Lokomotiv Moskva youth system graduate, the left winger went on to sign for Rubin Kazan in the Russian top tier, before a succession of loan deals to lower league sides. A Russia international at U21 level, Dzhalilov made the switch to Tajikistan last year, since earning six senior caps and scoring one goal. Continue reading Who is Istiklol’s Alisher Dzhalilov?
The right back put in an outstanding performance in Khatlon’s matchday two victory over Khujand – serving up an assist. Roaming the right wing, the No66 demonstrated terrific technique, shooting from distance and cutting inside to swing in crosses. Possessing a dangerous left foot, Ibrahimzoda is destined to be a big hitter in the assist market this season. Continue reading Who is Khatlon’s Naimjon Ibrahimzoda?
Istiklol’s new No9 started his career at Russia’s Rubin Kazan, and the 28-year-old has since played in Russia, Turkey, Moldova, Azerbaijan and Tajikistan. A Turkmenistan international, Wahyt Orazsähedow has scored five goals in 12 appearances for his nation. Continue reading Who is Istiklol’s Wahyt Orazsähedow?
The No11 has converted in both of Khatlon’s fixtures this season. The striker netted his first goal to equalise and spark a comeback win against Istaravshan in their season opener. Flashing in Khatlon’s third against Khujand on matchday two, the 21-year-old secured his second goal and his side’s second victory. Continue reading Who is Khatlon’s Parviz Baki-Akhunov?
Called upon from the bench in the second half of Regar’s 4-1 victory over Istaravshan on matchday three, Ganiev made quite an impression. The frontman killed off the tie, scoring two from close range including a cheeky dink over the keeper with the outside of his boot. Continue reading Who is Regar-TadAZ’s Dilovarsho Ganiev?
Manuchekhr Dzhalilov has already scored five league goals this season. A hat-trick – which included an acrobatic flying volley – on matchday one and two more on matchday three – his second, a last-gasp penalty. Continue reading Who is Istiklol’s Manuchekhr Dzhalilov?