Azerbaijan to host 2016 UEFA European U-17 Championship
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 20 / Trend, E.Mehdiyev /
2016 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship will be held in Azerbaijan. UEFA Executive Committee made this decision Tuesday at its meeting in Istanbul, the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) secretary general Elkhan Mammadov told Trend.
Mammadov said Azerbaijan have been working for the last 4-5 months in order to host the championship.
"Azerbaijan submitted a bid to UEFA to host the championship. Today's positive decision by UEFA Executive Committee is a success for Azerbaijan," he said.
Azerbaijan also will host the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.