"Amputee Football Team of Azerbaijan is mainly composed of victims' of landmines blast and hope that they will soon take part in World Amputee Football Chaimpionships," said Hikmet Hajiyev, Assistant of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration, on X, APA reports.
"Azerbaijan is among the most contaminated countries in the world with landmines as a result of Armenia's 30 years long occupation. By power football and within the sport for peace concept, Azerbaijan's Amputee Football Team will hopefully contribute to raising global awareness about the dangers of "seeds of death" - landmines!" said Hikmet Hajiyev.
Source: Azeri-Press News Agency