Azerbaijan Football Academy

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Azerbaijan Football Academy
Address Nobel Avenue, Baku
Owner Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan
Type Football Training Complex
Construction
Built 2008-2009
Opened 23 February 2009

Azerbaijan Football Academy (Azerbaijani: Azərbaycan Futbol Akademiyası) is the youth academy of Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan.[1] It provides a stepping stone for youngsters to progress to the highest levels of football at Azerbaijan. The academy was officially opened in 23 February 2009 by UEFA vice president Şenes Erzik.[2][3] The Academy is also visited by former Spain's captain Fernando Hierro.[4][5]

Structure[edit]

The facility includes some of the finest training facilities, and features grass pitches on three plateaus, along with an additional floodlit synthetic pitch and specialist training areas for fitness work and goalkeepers.[6] It also includes following:

  • Gym
  • Synthetic indoor training pitch
  • Hydrotherapy pools
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Physiotherapy rooms
  • Media centre

Staff[edit]

  • Under 15 team coach: Turkey Irfan Saraoglu[7]

Notable academy players[edit]

References[edit]

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