FC Shurtan Guzar

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FK Sho'rtan G'uzor
Full nameFK Sho'rtan G'uzor
GroundG'uzor Stadium
ChairmanIlkhom Norchayev
Head coachIkhtiyor Karimov
LeagueUzbek League

FC Shurtan Guzar (Uzbek: Sho'rtan G'uzor professional futbol klubi or Шўртан Ғузор футбол клуби) is an Uzbek football club based in G‘uzor, Uzbekistan.


During its first years the club played in the lower divisions of Uzbekistan. In 2006 FC Shurtan made its debut in the Uzbek League. The 2010 season was the club's most successful season when they finished 4th in the league and were runners-up in the Uzbek Cup. In the quarter-final of the Uzbek Cup they beat Pakhtakor on aggregate and Lokomotiv Tashkent in the semi-final. Shurtan lost in the Final match, played in Tashkent, to Bunyodkor. The final score was 0–1.

In 2011 Shurtan made its international debut, playing in the AFC Cup. The club managed 2nd place in the group stage, but lost in their one legged round of 16 match against Al Wehdat. The final score being 1–2.[1]

On 22 November 2011 Shurtan management appointed Igor Kriushenko as new head coach, he replaced Tachmurad Agamuradov.[2] Kriushenko was fired on 5 July 2012 and was replaced by Edgar Gess who worked as head coach until May 15, 2013. Gess was also fired after poor results in League matches. Shurtan changed head coaches twice in 2013. The club were ranked 14th in the League and were relegated to the First League. After one year, in 2014, the club won the First League and were promoted back to the top division.

League history[edit]


Current technical staff[edit]

Position Name
Manager Uzbekistan Ikhtiyor Karimov
Assistant coach Uzbekistan Jamshid Umarov
Assistant coach Uzbekistan Botir Rasulov
Goalkeeping coach Uzbekistan Erkin Mirzaev

Managerial history[edit]

Period Manager
2005 Ukraine Sergei Dotsenko
2008 Uzbekistan Bakhrom Khakimov
July 1, 2008 – Dec 30, 2008 Ukraine Viktor Pasulko
2009 Uzbekistan Usmon Toshev
2009–2011 Germany Edgar Gess
2011 Turkmenistan Tachmurad Agamuradov
Nov 24, 2011 – July 5, 2012 Belarus Igor Kriushenko
July 5, 2012 – May 15, 2013 Germany Edgar Gess
May 15, 2013 – October 18, 2013 Uzbekistan Zoir Turakulov
October 18, 2013 – January 6, 2014 Uzbekistan Erkin Mirzayev
January 6, 2014– January 5, 2016 Uzbekistan Mukhtor Kurbonov
January 5, 2016– Uzbekistan Ikhtiyor Karimov



Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2011: Round of 16


  1. ^ "Al Wehdat 2–1 Shurtan". the-afc.com. 2011-05-25. Archived from the original on 2012-09-12.
  2. ^ "Igor Kriushenko appointed as Shurtan head coach". UzDaily.com. 2011-11-22.

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