"Neftchi Sports Club” reorganized a mini-football tournament among the oil, gas and chemical industry workers. 14 teams were struggling in the tournament dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic: A Group –"Surakhani Oil”, "Neftgastikinti” Trust,Information Technology and Communications Department,Geophysics and Geology Department; B Group - "Bahar Energy” Operating Company,Transportation Department, Ecology Department, Complex Drilling Trust; C Group Gas Export Department, Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery Plant, Security Department; D Group "Azneft" Production Association, "SOCAR Petroleum" Closed Joint-Stock Company and Gas Processing Plant.
The main purpose of the competition were health protection of oil, gas and chemical industry workers, organization of their leisure time, as well as, assistance to large-scale spread of mini-football and grand celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.
In the tournament held at the Baku Olympic Stadium, SOCAR Petroleum and Azneft teams qualified for the final. In a decisive match, which was a tense struggle, the sides demonstrated almost equal performance. The main timing of the match was the draw as the score 2: 2. In the last ten minutes of the match, SOCAR Petroleum was able to take advantage of the lead and eventually scored a goal - 3: 2. Thus, the team of SOCAR Petroleum won the title of the mini-football tournament, defeating his opponent 3: 2. Azneft took the 2nd place and Surakhani Oil team took the third place.
In addition,"Neftchi Sports Club” had also founded prizes on "the best player", "the most productive player" and "the best goalkeeper" nominations. In accordance with winners of the nominations wereUzeyir Farzaliyev (Surakhani Oyl), Vusal Mammadov ("SOCAR Petroleum") and Mehman Bakhshaliyev ("Azneft" PU).
In the award ceremony, organized at the end of the tournament, "Neftchi” Sports Club’s manager of mass physical culture Akif Mammadov made a speech and congratulated the participants of the competition on behalf of head of club administration Mr.Sadig Sadigov, On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Speaker thanked them for their activeness in the tournament and wished participants success in their future endeavors. Then, he congratulated the winning teams with reference to victory.
"Neftchi” Sports Club awarded top three teams with trophies, diplomas and valuable gifts. In addition, the winners of nominations were awarded diplomas and prizes.