CL fairy tale: No stadium in the top class
Qarabag Agdam is the first Azerbaijani team to be in the group stage of the royal class. Twenty-five years ago, the club lost its home in the war. Thousands of fans had come to the airport in Baku, singing, dancing and wanting to be close to their new football hero Qarabag Agdam will soon be the first team from Azerbaijan to play in the Champions League group stage (the draw from 3 p. m. at the LIVETICKER) – they are nameless on the big stage next to Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or Neymar.”. Because Qarabag Agdam is anything but a normal football club. Since the summer of 1993, the club has not played a real home game,”We’ve been through hard times,”said captain Rashad Sadigov. The city of Agdam has been resembling a ghost town for years, and in the early 1990s the long-smouldering Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the border region between Azerbaijan and Armenia escalated once again, with thousands of people losing their homes and unable to return. Qarabag is also known as the “Refugee Club” in Azerbaijan, Baku became the home of Qarabags in 1993, after which the club took the double, after which an odyssey was started, they played here and there and the team in the capital Baku has become settled, the home games are played in the Tofiq Bahramov Stadium – named after the famous line judge Then he was celebrated.