Bakcell brings “Manchester United Summer Soccer School” to Azerbaijan

Photo: Bakcell brings “Manchester United Summer Soccer School” to Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21

Bakcell - the First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider in Azerbaijan brings the "Manchester United Summer Soccer School" to Azerbaijan for the second time in a row. The main goal of the soccer school is to reveal young talents among children aged 8-12, who live in the various regions of Azerbaijan, and contribute to development of their football skills, the company said on April 21.

Summer Soccer School, brought to Azerbaijan by Bakcell in partnership with "Manchester United" football club turned out to be one of the most significant sporting events of the last year. This time the city of Baku will host 32 youngsters aged 8-12, who will successfully pass the selection rounds held in Baku and other regions of Azerbaijan, with support of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA). During several days the selected kids will be participating in training sessions, conducted by coaches from "Manchester United" soccer school.

The results of the last year's "Manchester United Summer Soccer School" provided a great contribution to development of youth football in Azerbaijan. 6 young talents - Samir Maharramli, Turan Velizade, Zeynaddin Abdurrahmanov, Tamerlan Rizvanov, Khayal Aliyev and Nigar Mirzaliyeva, who were selected during the training sessions held in Baku, have travelled to the city of Manchester and visited the legendary "Old Trafford" stadium, "Manchester United" soccer academy, and participated in training camp of "Manchester United" Soccer School held at Denstone college of Manchester.

One of our participants - Tamerlan Rizvanov has demonstrated some exceptional results, and was able to make his way into the "World Skills Final" of "Manchester United Summer Soccer Schools".

Bakcell has invited Tamerlan to take part in its commercial titled "Imagine", aimed at demonstrating the company's strong confidence in bright future of Azerbaijani football. Along with Tamerlan, the video features several star players of "Manchester United", such as Fellaini, Nani, Chicharito and Ashley Young, during a training session at the legendary "Old Trafford" stadium:
As the sponsor of Azerbaijani national football team and the first telecommunications and broadcasting partner of "Manchester United" FC in CIS region, Bakcell supports the development of football in our country. Bakcell is confident that Azerbaijan has a big football potential, able to carry the country's football forward to success.

Bakcell, The First Mobile Operator and the Leading Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan offers a variety of products for modern mobile communications customers. Bakcell provides class leading 3G mobile internet experience in the country under the Sür@ brand name.
As one of the largest national non-oil investors, Bakcell today continues making large investments in the economy of Azerbaijan through its investments in state-of-the-art telecommunication technology and its people who service our customers.

With a long term partnership contract Bakcell is Manchester United's first official telecommunications and broadcast partner in all CIS countries, bringing a range of unique and exclusive content to the country's football fans and in particular the fans of Manchester United. For more information about Bakcell products and services, please visit or call 555.For press releases please (or for press releases in English).

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