Israeli Ambassador to Azerbaijan George Deek visited the
children's football club created with the support of the local
Jewish community, Trend reports.
As Elchin Isakov, the head of the Maccabi Baku children's
football club, said, the ambassador visited the club in order to
express his support, get acquainted with the conditions provided
for the games and meet the players.
“We introduced the ambassador to the players, told him about the
history of the club, and also discussed prospects for further
cooperation,” Isakov said.
The ambassador also took photos with the players and received
memorable gifts from the club's management.
“The club started its activity in May this year. The age of our
players varies from 5 to 13 years. We thank Maccabi Azerbaijan, the
STMEGI Charitable Foundation and the Israel-Azerbaijan AzIz
International Association, which initially supported the initiative
of the children's football club,” Isakov added.
He also noted that traditionally Maccabi is established and
managed by members of the community in different countries of the
world. The Maccabi Baku club employs UEFA category coaches with
many years of experience.
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