On 14 June, members of the Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012 met with members of delegation from Pasha Insurance, led by the chairman of the board and the CEO, Nofal Rzayev.
During the meeting, Rzayev expressed his excitement for the opportunity to be a part of the tournament and contribute to the development of women's football in Azerbaijan. He said: "We have been partners of the Association of Football Federation of Azerbaijan (AFFA) for two years and are very happy with our cooperation. Today we are proving our long-term relationship with football by signing an agreement with FIFA.
“This gives us the status of a national supporter of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012 and, as such, invites the organisers and Pasha Insurance to a friendship, within the framework of realisation and promotion of the tournament. We are very happy with such an opportunity and are confident that FIFA, fans and spectators of the World Cup will be pleased with the results of our cooperation."
Responding to Rzayev’s comments, the chairman of the Local Organising Committee, Mr. Elkhan Mammadov said: "On behalf of the Local Organising Committee, we welcome Pasha Insurance and are happy to see them as a national supporter of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012. We hope that as a result of our reciprocal partnership, Pasha Insurance will not only play a big role in developing women's football in Azerbaijan, but we will also do our part in turning the upcoming World Cup into an unforgettable memory in the history of international football.
Pasha Insurance joins the ranks of Bakcell, SOCAR and Xalq Bank, all of which are national supporters of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Azerbaijan 2012.