Dream Bigger, Qarabag Fans!

There is nothing ordinary about Qarabag Football Club in Champions League. So far, every game presents a historical achievement. Qarabag played their first Champions League game against Chelsea, then scored their first goal against Roma, and now, got the first point against Atletico Madrid. Even if fans expected Qarabag to steal a point in one of the toughest groups, hardly anyone could predict that it … Continue reading Dream Bigger, Qarabag Fans!

Qarabag’s Champions League Journey

European football has seen several fascinating Cinderella stories. In recent years alone, the English Premier League was shaken by Leicester City who triumphed in the second season after their promotion, followed by worthy performance in Champions League, RB Leipzig in their first season in Bundesliga almost challenged the dominance of Bayern Munich, and Atletico Madrid, despite their relatively modest transfer spendings, had moved past formidable … Continue reading Qarabag’s Champions League Journey

Champions League round-up: Qarabag make history by qualifying for group stages

FK Qarabag became the first team from Azerbaijan to make the Champions League group stages after beating Copenhagen on Wednesday. They took a one-goal advantage with them to Denmark, but they fell behind on the stroke of half-time when Federico Santander netted. They looked to have eased their nerves, though, when Dino Ndlovu equalised in the 63rd minute, only for Copenhagen to regain the lead just three minutes … Continue reading Champions League round-up: Qarabag make history by qualifying for group stages

Azerbaijan’s sponsorship of Atlético Madrid proves spectacular success

As well as raucous celebrations inside Stamford Bridge, where Atlético Madrid fans partied until they were turfed out on to the Fulham Road to contend with the tube strike, and in the red and white half of the Spanish capital, there would also have been dancing on the streets of Baku on Wednesday night. Atlético’s extraordinary season, which could yet see them lift the Spanish title and … Continue reading Azerbaijan’s sponsorship of Atlético Madrid proves spectacular success

English Premier League Cup In Baku

Based on the terms of agreement between Manchester United Football Club and Bakcell, English Premier League cup is demonstrated in Baku, Azerbaijan. AFFA employees along with Azerbaijan national team had a chance to take pictures with the cup. During its stay in Baku the cup is going to be demonstrated in “28 mall”, “Bakcell Arena” and couple of other places around the city. Translated by … Continue reading English Premier League Cup In Baku

Rashad Sadigov “Samedov told me that he was misunderstood”

Captain of Azerbaijani football team Rashad Sadigov shared his thoughts about the game and commented on post-match conversation with Alexander Samedov. “After the game we talked with Alexander, as Sport.1news.az reports. Sadygov said “He told me that he had been misunderstood by the press and a lot was added by press. In general, conversation went smooth ended after shaking hands with each other. As for … Continue reading Rashad Sadigov “Samedov told me that he was misunderstood”

Russia wary of Azerbaijan threat to World Cup berth

Moscow: Fabio Capello’s Russia on Tuesday face Azerbaijan in a 2014 World Cup qualifier knowing that a draw will be enough to take them into the finals for the first time since 2002. The 2018 World Cup hosts, who missed the 2006 and 2010 editions, need to chalk up just one point in Tuesday’s Group F deciding qualifier to make it into the next summer’s … Continue reading Russia wary of Azerbaijan threat to World Cup berth

“Baku Open-2013” Chess Festival kicks off

The International Chess Festival Baku Open 2013, dedicated to the Independence Day of Azerbaijan, has started at the AF Hotel near Caspian Sea. The Festival, to run till September 28, is organized by the Azerbaijan Youth & Sport Ministry and Azerbaijan Chess Federation. The total prize fund is 50.000 USD. First place is 10.000 USD worth, AzerTAc reports. The Tournament A is open for the … Continue reading “Baku Open-2013” Chess Festival kicks off

Mesut Ozil signs for Arsenal in a £42.5m transfer deal from Real Madrid [VIDEO]

Arsène Wenger has given Arsenal’s supporters the statement signing they have craved with the €50m (£42.5m) purchase of the attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid, a move that has nearly trebled the club’s previous highest outlay on a player. The manager had expressed the confidence that Arsenal’s increased financial firepower would permit him to complete a deal for one of the biggest names on … Continue reading Mesut Ozil signs for Arsenal in a £42.5m transfer deal from Real Madrid [VIDEO]