FC Astana to set up a third team
Its name was not specified.
Its name was not specified, however, it is known that the team will include players of Astana M (youth team), a champion of the Second League in the past season.
In 2018, five clubs of Kazakh Premier League played in the First League - Zhetysu B, Kairat A, Shakhter-Bulat, Baikonur (Kaisar) and Aktobe-Zhas.
Astana M will keep playing in the Second League, with younger players joining the team.
Thus, FC Astana will be represented in all three professional leagues of Kazakh Premier League catching up with Kairat, Shkhter, Zhetysu, Kaisar ad Aktobe.