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27 years on, Azerbaijan football team visits freed city

Baku, November 29, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani football club Qarabag on Saturday visited Aghdam, a city liberated by the country's army recently from the occupation of Armenian forces, Anadolu Agency reports.

Qarabag chairman Tahir Gozel, senior team manager Gurban Gurbanov and the players offered prayers at a mosque in the city.

The team also visited an old stadium, which was razed to the ground.

The players played football in the ground and lifted their championship trophy in a symbolic victory.

Qarabag won the 2020 Azerbaijani Premier League title in June.

The team also paid their respects to Allahverdi Baghirov, a national hero of Azerbaijan and one of the founders of the football club, who is buried in a graveyard in the town.

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