| Taraz, Kazakhstan|
| Bauyrzhan Yerbosynuly Islamkhan|
(1993-02-23) 23 February 1993 (age 22)
Kazakhstan national football team (Midfielder), FC Kairat (#9 / Midfielder)
Bauyrzhan Islamkhan Wikipedia
Bauyrzhan Islamkhan (Kazakh: Bauyrzhan Erbosynwly Islamhan; born 23 February 1993) is a Kazakh professional footballer who plays for and captains Kairat in the Kazakhstan Premier League. Islamkhan is a member of the Kazakhstan national team. In the past he served as a captain for the Kazakhstan under-21 team. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder.
Islamkhan came up through Taraz's youth academy and impressed from an early age. He made his first team debut on 6 March 2011 in the Kazakhstan Premier League match against Irtysh, at the age of 18, and since then was a member of the Taraz's first-team squad. Next season he became the captain of the club when he was just 19 years old. He also scored six goals during his stay in Taraz. In 2012 season in the Premier League, Islamkhan recorded 22 appearances and scored 4 goals. Islamkhan has earned the Kazakhstan Football Federation's Young Player of the Year award as voted on by the coaches for his performances in his campaign for Taraz during the 2012 season.
On his birthday in 2013, he signed a three-year deal with Kuban Krasnodar. He made his debut on 25 February 2013 in a friendly game against Torpedo Armavir. However, he did not play for them in the Russian Premier League and stayed there a half-year playing for their second team.
On 6 June 2013, he joined Astana on a season-long loan deal. During his playing for Astana, he appeared in seven matches and scored one goal. On 4 July 2013, he made his debut in the UEFA Europa League, coming on as a substitute in the 62nd minute in a first qualifying round match against Botev Plovdiv.
On 11 February 2014, a transfer deal was made between the teams FC Kuban Krasnodar and FC Kairat after that he signed a three-year deal with Kairat. In the end of July, 2016 he got an offer from the champions and the leadining team of Kazakhstan Premier League at that moment, FC Astana, to join the team when the contract with FC Kairat expires. However, it was rejected by the footballer.
Islamkhan made his international debut for Kazakhstan in a friendly game against Latvia on 29 February 2012. During 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament, Islamkhan played two times coming on as a substitute in matches against Sweden and Austria.As of match played 8 November 2015.
As of match played 10 October 2015.
Kazakhstan Cup (2): 2014, 2015
Kazakh Footballer of the Year: 2014