· November, 2012

Stories about Azerbaijan from November, 2012

Virtual Game Leads to Real Job as Football Manager in Azerbaijan

  30 November 2012

A 21-year old university graduate who's favourite past-time is playing the computer game Football Manager was confirmed as the new manager for Azerbaijan side FC Baku's reserve team earlier this month. In an unprecedented move this gamer pipped former footballers including Frenchman Jean Pierre Papin to secure the job.