Disagreements over Executive Committee Membership of Azerbaijani Football Federations Association

Society Materials 28 April 2008 16:03 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 28 April / corr. Trend R. Ergun/ Disagreements emerged during the election of new members of the Executive Committee (EC) of Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA). "The voting papers were changed in somebody's favor during the voting," said Gabil Gurbanov, the President of Mini Football Federation of Azerbaijan, who has not been elected for EC membership during the voting held in AFFA on 28 April.

Some 15 candidates were nominated for election to the Executive Committee, with 10 of them being elected for the Executive Committee membership.

Gurbanov was elected EC member during the previous voting. According to Gurbanov, the ballots for his election were hidden. 'Everybody is well-aware of the national mini football team of Azerbaijan's success. I have done a lot to achieve that," Gurbanov said.

The mini football team of Azerbaijan won over the Armenian team by 9:1 in the selection round of world championship, held in Chezia in February.

Rovnag Abdullayev, the AFFA President said that he would study this issue.