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Meeting with the Ambassador of Argentina at AFFA 18.09.2020 Meeting with the Ambassador of Argentina at AFFA
Today, Executive Vice President Elkhan Mammadov met with Ambassador of Argentina to Azerbaijan Sergio Osvaldo Perez Gunella at the AFFA administrative building. Mutual relations and prospects for cooperation between the football organizations of Azerbaijan and Argentina were discussed in the meeting. The ambassador expressed satisfaction with the discussions, assessing today's meeting as a continuation of the first meeting held in 2019, and made a presentation on the project of cooperation between the Argentine Football Association and AFFA.  

Coaches

Referees

C – category coaching course has started (photos) 03.12.2019 C – category coaching course has started (photos)
The next C-category coaching course has been started at the National Teams Training Center, located at Dalga Arena. The first part, led by Ilham Azizzadeh and Vugar Askerli, will be completed on December 6. The second part of the course will be held from December 9 to December 12, and the final part will be held from December 16 to 20.  
Premier League referees passed a FIFA fitness test 08.09.2020 Premier League referees passed a FIFA fitness test
Today, the referees appointed for the Premier League matches gave a FIFA fitness test at the Baku Olympic Stadium. AFFA Referees Committee Chairman Fritz Stuchlik and physical training coach NamigGuliyev took the tests, which were also attended by referees appointed as the fourth official.   

FIFA

UEFA

AFFA officials attend a FIFA meeting 30.10.2018 AFFA officials attend a FIFA meeting
The FIFA Infrastructure meeting is held in Istanbul, Turkey today.  
The funds were transferred to the accounts of clubs 04.09.2020 The funds were transferred to the accounts of clubs
Relevant funds allocated by UEFA for clubs participating in the qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League tournament have been transferred to the accounts of the clubs through AFFA:   “Neftchi” – 240 000 euros “Keshla” – 240 000 euros “Sumgayit” – 240 000 euros   Note: The funds allocated for the club "Keshla" will be used to cover the current expenses of the club in the first and second half of the season.  

Leagues

Beach Soccer

Online meetings on leagues will be held 03.09.2020 Online meetings on leagues will be held
From September 8, the Department of Organization of Competitions for Children and Youth will hold an online meeting over the program ZOOM with regional teams wishing to participate in the U-10, U-11, U-12, Coca-Cola U-13 and U-14 leagues for the 2020-21 season.  
Azerbaijan guaranteed its place in Division A 08.09.2019 Azerbaijan guaranteed its place in Division A
Azerbaijan national team played their last game within the European Beach Soccer League Superfinal round in Figueira, Portugal. Azerbaijan competed against Kazakhstan for guaranteeing its place in the Division A. Azerbaijan succeeded and won the match in 2:1 with the goals scored by Elshad Manafov and Ramil Aliyev.  
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FACT of the month

June, 2015
Match between Azerbaijan and Norway ended with a draw 0-0

FACT of the month

April, 2015
Under-16 boys and girls teams won the UEFA Development Tournament organized in Baku, Azerbaijan

FACT of the month

May, 2015
Nazim Suleymanov's 50 years jubilee celebrated in Vladikavkaz

FACT of the month

August, 2016
Azerbaijan national beach soccer team qualified for the A Division of the Europa League.

FACT of the month

April, 2017

FACT of the month

May, 2017
Azerbaijan U-23 national team became the winner of the IV Islamic Solidarity Games.
 

FACT of the month

August, 2017
“Qarabag” Football Club qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stage. 

FACT of the month

September, 2017
The final game of the 2019 UEFA Europa League will be held at Baku Olympic Stadium, according to the decision of the UEFA Executive Committee. 

FACT of the month

March, 2019
President Ilham Aliyev watched "Baku 2019: Stars Final"
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his daughter Leyla Aliyeva have watched a grand match "Baku 2019: Stars Final" held in front of the National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature named after Nizami Ganjavi.
"Baku 2019: Stars Final" was organized as part of the series of events on Baku’s hosting 2018-2019 UEFA Europa League final match.
 
 

FACT of the month

January, 2020
The next XXVIII AFFA Conference was held

The next XXVIII Conference of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan was held on January 28 at the “Boulevard Hotel”.
Elkhan Mammadov said that 12 candidates were nominated for 12 seats in the Executive Committee. According to the Regulation, the election to the Executive Committee was also held by open voting, and the following persons were elected members of the AFFA Executive Committee: 
 
1. Isgandar Javadov
2. Kazbek Tuayev
3. Elkhan Mammadov
4. Zaur Akhundov
5. Rauf Aliyev
6. Vagif Sadigov
7. Elshad Nasirov
8. Farid Mansurov
9. Firudin Gurbanov
10. Mahir Mammadov
11. Elmar Mammadyarov
12. Konul Mehtiyeva
 
AFFA President Rovnag Abdullayev thanked the Conference participants for their trust shown again and congratulated the members of the Executive Committee after the election.
 
 
 

FACT of the month

February, 2020
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elkhan Mammadov met with Ryan Giggs
 
The representatives of the national team of Wales, who will play against Turkey and Switzerland in Group A of Euro 2020 at Baku Olympic Stadium, are in Baku.
The delegation, which includes head coach Ryan Giggs, Media and Marketing Manager Ian Gwyn Hughes, Chief of the Security Department Grant Ashton Briggs, and kit manager David Tudor Griffiths, will review the hotels and stadiums, and become familiar with the infrastructure.
AFFA Executive Vice President Elkhan Mammadov has met with the head coach of the national team of Wales Ryan Giggs. The sides exchanged views on Euro 2020 matches to be held in Baku and expressed confidence that the matches will be organized at a high level.
It should be reminded that Elkhan Mammadov also met with the coach of Turkish national team Senol Gunes who visited Baku.