By Laman Ismayilova
UEFA Europa League Fan Festival is underway at Baku Boulevard, a favorite recreation spot for capital residents and foreign guests.
The festival offers a wide range of entertainment and food courts. Here, football fans can take pictures with the UEFA Cup, play different football games and enjoy great music. It’s the perfect place to start your day ahead of the big game!
The final of the Europa League in Baku can be considered as the main rehearsal on the eve of the UEFA European Championship 2020 final stage matches to be held in Baku. As is known, the capital of Azerbaijan will host matches of one of the groups and one quarter-final match of the upcoming EURO-2020.
England’s Arsenal and Chelsea will face each other at the Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29. The match will start at 23:00 (GMT+4).
Over 30,000 foreign fans will attend the final match. Some 450 buses will be available for the convenient and safe transportation of fans.
Baku Olympic Stadium is a 68,700-seat venue, designed and constructed to meet the international standards for stadiums set by UEFA, FIFA and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). This is the largest stadium in Azerbaijan.
The stadium has already hosted athletics competitions, ceremonies during 1st European Games in 2015, UEFA U-17 European Championship in 2016, 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in 2017, UEFA Champions League group stage matches of Karabakh FC, etc.
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