Landmark Match for Rashad Sadigov

30.11.2018 09:59

Sadigov, 36, marked his 100th game in European competitions.

Sadigov became the first Azerbaijani footballer to reach this mark. On this occasion, UEFA Head of Club Competitions Michael Heselschwerdt presented a #100 jersey to the footballer.

The central defender, who is spending his 15th season in continental competitions, has amassed a total play time of 8414 minutes in 99 matches until this game, having scored 7 goals and received 11 yellow and 1 red cards.

Sadigov has reached this tally playing for three different clubs, “Neftchi”, “Kayserispor” and “Qarabag”. Rashad has played a total of 18 matches with “Neftchi” after making his debut in “Neftchi”s UEFA Cup game against HIT “Gorica” in 2001. The defender has also featured in 5 matches for “Kayserispor” as a foreign player. Lastly, Sadigov has recorded 77 games with “Qarabag”.

Rashad Sadigov has played 31 of these 100 matches in Champions League, 59 in UEFA Cup/Europa League (6 goals), and 10 in Intertoto Cup (1 goal). He is Azerbaijan’s most-featured player in Europa League, and among the top 50 in Europe.