Turkmenistan football champion FC Altyn Asyr clinched his 7th title ahead of schedule. The team of Turkmenaragatnashyk Agency achieved this success ahead of schedule, three rounds before the end of the 2020 Turkmenistan Higher League.
FC Altyn Asy won gold medals today after an away victory in the 25th round of the national championship over the team of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan FC Kopetdag with a score of 3:0.
Thus, FC Altyn Asyr became the champion of Turkmenistan for the 7th time. The 43-year-old honored coach of the country Yazguly Hojageldiyev led the team to this success.
Previously, the players of this club won gold medals of the top division of Turkmenistan football in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019. In terms of the number of won gold medals, FC Altyn Asyr has surpassed FC Kopedag and became the most titled club in Turkmenistan.
In 2021, FC Altyn Asyr will take part in the AFC Champions League.
FC Altyn Asyr was founded in 2008 in Ashgabat city. One of the most titled and famous football clubs in Turkmenistan and Central Asia of modern times. FC Altyn Asyr is a 7-time champion of Turkmenistan, 4-time winner of the Turkmenistan Cup, 2-time finalist of the Cup of Turkmenistan, 6-time winner of the Super Cup of Turkmenistan, twice finalist of the Super Cup of Turkmenistan. At the international level, the team advanced to the 2018 AFC Cup final, the second most important club tournament in Asia.
The team of Yazguly Hojageldiyev for three rounds before the end of the 2020 Turkmenistan Higher League is leading with a 15-point lead over FC Ahal.