The opening ceremony of "Ulduz" Football Academy was held.
Idman.biz informs that at the event held on the territory of the Shagan Olympic Sports Complex, Minister of Youth and Sports Farid Gayibov, Deputy Minister Mariana Vasileva, Head of the Sports Department Elnur Mammadov, Director of "Ulduz" Football Academy Mehman Alimov, Founder Nazim Suleymanov, Secretary General of AFFA Sarkhan Hajiyev, President of the Professional Football League Elkhan Samadov, as well as many leaders and representatives of the football community participated.
First, the National Anthem was sang and the memory of the martyrs was commemorated with a minute of silence.
First, the director of the academy informed about the w…
[14:18, 2023-10-23] Aysel_Ingilis: Elnur Mammadov: "The main goal of this initiative is to contribute to the development of football"
The most talented children were recruited to "Ulduz" Football Academy after the selection process. They will stay, study and train here."
Idman.biz reports that Elnur Mammadov, head of the sports department of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, said this while talking about the newly established "Ulduz" Football Academy.
He said that the new sports center will give a great boost to Azerbaijani football and the development of this sport in the regions in the future: "We would like these children to participate in our national teams in the future. Let them play in top clubs. I am sure that these children will participate in the future victories of our teams. They will be in front of journalists like me and give interviews. Of course, the main goal of this initiative is to contribute to the development of football. You can see that we have talented children in the regions. I am sure that such initiatives will stimulate the development of football in the regions as well."
It should be noted that "Ulduz" Football Academy was established in May of this year with the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. At present, the Academy has teams of 4 age groups.