Abzal Beysebekov is the best right back in the history of the club
10 seasons of FC Astana are passed. The first, albeit a small anniversary. During these 10 years, the team had many glorious victories – 5 championships, 3 victories of the Cup and the Super Cup of the country, participation in the Champions League group stage, three times qualification to the Europa League group stage and 1/16 finals of the European tournament.
12 January, 2019
And we continue to make a symbolic team in the history of the club by the opinion of the fans.
Goalkeeper Nenad Eric and left back Dmitri Shomko are already in the Top-11 of these 10 years. And Abzal Beysebekov, who won the votation in the official group in Vkontakte born them company.
Competition for Abzal was very serious, here was the participant of the World Cup 2018 with the National Team of Serbia Antonio Rukavina, defender of Belarus Igor Shitov, defender of Slovenia and the main defender of FC Astana in the Group Stage of the Champions League Branko Ilic, and of course, our Kazakhstanis Mark Gurman and Igor Pikalkin.
Nevertheless, Abzal Beysebekov won the votation among the fans, gaining about 50% of the votes. Abzal is the only footballer of the current squad of FC Astana, who was at its origins in 2009, although at that times he performed in the position of a forward.
Now, Beysebekov is the main right defender of the National Team of Kazakhstan, one of the recordsmen of FC Astana by the number of matches, the vice-captain of the team and a role model to follow for the capital youth.
The result of the votation to determine the best defender of 10 years
1. Abzal Beysebekov 49.46%
2. Antonio Rukavina 34.57%
3. Branko Ilic 5.46%
Total votes: 2,968 persons.