Neftçi Baku

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Baku, Azerbaijan

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Neftçi Baku is an Azerbaijani football club from the capital Baku. The club was founded in 1937 as Neftianik Baku and kept this name until 1969 when the current name was adopted. During the time of the Soviet Union, the club often played in the highest league, totalling 27 seasons. The best ranking was third place in 1966. After Azerbaijan’s independence, the club was quite successful, winning nine national titles and the cup six times.

Since its inception, Neftchi has played the role of the locomotive of the country’s football. This tradition continues today. At present, there are 11 teams in our academy – U-19, U-17, U-16, U-15, U-14, U-13, U-13 (girls), U-12, U-11, U-10, U- 9 operates, more than 200 children are enjoying the magic of football.

The academy is based on the program for the development of young players and works in this direction. Teams from different age groups take part in national championships every year. A lot of works are being done to gain experience for young players. The academy has all conditions for the development of young players. Currently, larger projects are being implemented in this direction. The new administrative building for the academy, which will be built within the club’s base to train young players, will be very useful in the future.

In addition to the candidates who can wear the uniform of the main team, Neftchi Football Academy has players who will respect their opponents, referees and fans and follow the rules of Fair Play. Their teachers pay special attention to the personal development of young players in their training.

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