I did not know Gabala as a strong team as like this
News / 25 September 2012 | 08:16107
After the 2:2 testing match between U-16 teams of Gabala and Besiktas, senior officials of both clubs are talking to gabalafc.az, firstly Besiktas Football Academy Director Emrah Bayraktar saying Gabala are stronger than he thinks:
“We are glad to see Gabala from Azerbaijan, fraternal and friend country, here in Istanbul. It was a very difficult match. I did not know Gabala as a strong team as like this. I saw a very strong and talented staff in the friendly match. We had much information about the progress of infrastructure and facilities of FC Gabala before. It is really estimable. I wish Gabala further successes in the matches coming up".
Halim Ficici, the head coach of the Gabala Football Academy:
“Our players were good with the performance and we are gratified by this. The score is not the matter for us as you can both lose and win. The all-importance is a good performance. Such international games help us improve the national football and enhance the world outlook and soccer ethics of our players".