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Guy Essame, Celso Borges and Bauyrzhan Dzholchiev (2014)
Match against AIK in 2014.

Football Club Astana (Kazakh: «Астана» футбол клубы; usually just called FC Astana or simply Astana) is a professional association football club from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. They currently play in the Kazakhstan Premier League. They were founded as Lokomotiv Astana in 2009 from football clubs Almaty: Megasport and Alma-Ata, the club changed its name to Astana in 2011.

Their short history already included two league titles, two Kazakhstan Cups and two Kazakhstan Super Cups. In 2015, Astana qualified to the UEFA Champions League group stage, becoming the first Kazakh team to do so.


  • Kazakhstan Premier League:
Winners (2): 2014, 2015
  • Kazakhstan Cup
Winners (2): 2010, 2012
  • Kazakhstan Super Cup
Winners (2): 2011, 2015
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