Football

AZFAR kids football school invites to Open Doors Days

Every Sunday until the end of January, the children's and youth football school AZFAR will hold Open Doors Days, Azernews repors. The doors of the football school will be opened for guests -both for young football players and for …

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Saudi Arabia allows women at football game for first time

Saudi Arabia has for the first time allowed women to spectate at a football match, part of an easing of strict rules on gender separation by the ultra-conservative Muslim country. It follows a series of reforms intended to modernise the country, …

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Saudi footballer might go to jail for dabbing (VIDEO)

Footage of a professional footballer for the Saudi Arabian club Al Nojoom dabbing during a match has been met with anger from some social media users. The clip, shared by Saudi sports broadcaster Dawri Plus, shows the player refusing a …

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 FIFA thanks Mutko for taking responsible step

FIFA understands the decision of Vitaly Mutko, who suspended his activities as the president of the Russian Football Union (RFU). "FIFA understands Mr. Mutko's decision, which was also taken in the …

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Russia improves its position in FIFA’s rankings

Russia climbed to the 64th position with 534 points on the ranking list of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA). Iran - the 32nd position (798 points), Turkey - the 42th (735 points), Armenia - the 90th (383 …

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UEFA allocates 78,300 euro to Qarabag and Gabala

UEFA distributed the funds of 6.5 million euro from the clubs violating fair-play rules in 2016-2017 season, among the clubs which competed in the European Championships. According to the UEFA official website, 80% of the amount was …

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UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw results

Contenders have been defined for the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League following the Draw today at the headquarters of the European governing body of football in Switzerland’s Nyon. The European football clubs have been …

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CSKA Moscow and Qarabag out of UEFA Champions League

CSKA Moscow lost 1:2 to UK’s Manchester United in the final round of the UEFA Champions League qualification stage yesterday night. The first goal in the game was scored by CSKA’s Victor Vinicius Coelho dos Santos on the …

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FIFA: Russia 2018 to be the best World Cup ever

FIFA president Gianni Infantino anticipated a big success for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. "From what I've seen I am convinced that Russia 2018 will be the best World Cup ever. Everything is ready, and what is …

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Putin to attend 2018 World Cup Final Draw

Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on December 1, the Kremlin press service said in a statement, TASS reports. "The event scheduled to be held at the State …

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Akhmat defeats Ufa in Grozny

The match of the 18th round of the Russian Football Championship between FC Akhmat and FC Ufa have just finished in Grozny. The home team won with the score of 2: 1. The goals for Ahmat were scored by Philip Sampaio (45th minute) and …

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