Heydar Aliyev Cup - 2013 , Russia
2013-05-04 - Moscow, Russia
Leyla Aliyeva presented awards to the winners and players distinguished at several nominations
"Heydar Aliyev Cup" mini-football tournament of Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia was held at the "Lujniki" stadium in Moscow. Leyla Aliyeva, the President of AYOR and Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, and the Ambassador of Azerbaijan in Russia Polad Bulbuloglu was among sideliners.
According to "Gafgazinfo", a youth tournament became a good tradition. This tournament held annually since 2009 at the initiative of Leyla Aliyeva is dedicated to birthday of National Leader of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev. 32 teams - representatives of Azerbaijan student clubs of AYOR’s Moscow, Vladimir, Kaluga, Tula and Domodedovo regional offices participated in this year tournament. Participants divided into 8 groups played 3 games at the group round. Teams gained claimed first place in groups had passed into play-off series. Teams of Moscow State Humanitarian-Economic Institute (MSHEI), Russia State Physical Culture, Sport, Youth and Tourism University (RSPCSYTU), Russia State Tax Academy (RSTA) and AYOR’s Tula regional branch became semifinalists of the tournament.
The Ambassador, Polad Bulbuloghlu opening ceremony of awarding the winners expressed his gratitude to the participants for their interest in the game and congratulated them on the successful completion of the tournament. Further, Chairman of AYOR, Leila Aliyeva, presented awards to the winners and players distinguished at several nominations.
A team of Moscow State Humanitarian-Economic Institute became a winner of the tournament and an owner of "Heydar Aliyev Cup" for the fourth time . Russia State Physical Culture, Sport, Youth and Tourism University (RSPCSYTU) team won a second place and "silver" award accordingly. According to results of semi-final games, teams of the Russia State Tax Academy and AYOR\'s Tula city Regional Department were honored with bronze medals.
A student of MSHEI, Vladimir Zakolodin won an award at the " best goalkeeper " nomination of the tournament. A student of RDBTIGTU Denis Bazovoy became "the best striker ". A student of RSPCSYTU, Yuri Kershner got a title of "the best player".