“Neftchi” Sports Club established in 1937 year as “Neftchi” Volunteer Sports Association, then (1992) has been continued mission as “Neftchi” Sports-Health Center,at present, it has been operating in the name of “Neftchi” Sports Club. Historically this structure has played an important role in physical education, the promotion and development of sports. Neftchi Sports Club has been established 78 years ago in order organizing free time of oil workers, protecting their health and attract massively them. ” Neftchi” Sports Club’s main activity consist of two directions: The First, standing on guard health of oil, gas and chemical industry employees and their family members and to provide physical education and sport services them, which are meeting modern requirements. Between oil workers are organized in different kinds of physical culture and sports events (mini-football, chess, checkers, backgammon, tourism etc.) regularly. These events were dedicated to remarkable historical and holiday dates of our republic. The most popular competition of all is the traditional Spartakiad of oil, gas and chemical industry workers, which every year in September on the eve of the professional holiday of oil workers are held for 14 kind of sports. In this prestigious competition there are more than 1000 employees taking part in the composition of teams up to 40. Just composed of spartakiada’s winners oil and gas industry have been winners at area collegues unions of republican spartakiad in September 2005, they have gained 4th overall store, among Baku teams they have gained 1st place in V International Games of the CIS countries was held Baku. Note that, since 1992 the club has held Spartakiad of oil-gas workers and this tradition was held up to now.

Other activity direction of “Neftchi” Sports Club is preparation big sports and high degree of professional sportsmen. Ten years ago, not only in our republic and in USSR, even in Europe and in Europe and in the world popular footballers, athletes, wrestlers, weightlifters, swimmers, boxers, volleyball players and etc. have grown.

The unique location of the famous players in the world sporting Anatoli Banishevski, Alakbar Mammadov, Igor Ponomaryov, the legendary of volleyball Inna Riskal, well-known wrestler Arif Niftullayev, swordsman Suleyman Nabiyev, boxer Agajan Abiyev, tennis player Sergey Lihachov, athlete Farziyya Ismailova just graduates of “Neftchi”. Both of USSR and over the years have gained independence representatives of the center wrote glorious pages in the history of the sport. In the history of Olympic Games “Neftchi” has great role in Azerbaijan’s best results. In different years we can list names of Olympic winners with pride: athlete Yuriy Konovalov, pentathlete Victor Mineyev, volleyball players Inna Ruskal and Vera Lantratova, the freestyle wrestlers Namik Abdullayev, Togrul Askarov, Greco-Roman wrestlers Farid Mansurov, Rovshan Bayramov, Vitali Rahimov, judo fighters Elnur Mammadli, Movlud Miraliyev, boxer Vugar Alakbarov, bullet shooter Irada Ashumova, winners of the Summer Youth Plimpyc Games Greco-Roman wrestlers Murad Bazarov, Elman Mukhtarov, Jabbar Najafov, free-style wrestler Igbal Hajizadeh, judo fighters Natig Gurbanli, Leyla Aliyeva, taekwando fighter Said Guliyev, weightfighter Nijat Rahimov, boxer Salman Alizadeh, athlete Nazim Babayev, the heroes of Paralympic Games Gunduz Ismailov, Ilham Zakiyev, Oleg Panyutin, Zeyniddin Billalov, Yuriy Gornak, Alexandr Polishuk, Elena Taranova, Olukhan Musayev, Vugar Mehdiyev, Tofig Mammadov, Karim Sardarov, Rza Osmanov, Ramin Ibrahimov, Afag Sultanova, Vladimir Zayets, Husein Hasanov, Elchin Muradov, also, winners of Europe, world championships on different sports – Elkhan Mammadov, Mehman Azizov, Nijat Shikhalizadeh, Kifayat Gasimova, Elman Askarov, Ruslan Khairov, Elena Jemayeva, Teymur Rajabov, Eltaj Safarli, Vugar Hashimov, Ilgar Mushkiyev, Rasul Chunayev, Haji Aliyev, Murad Bazarov, Elman Mukhtarov, Samir Mammadov, Murad Mammadov, Islam Abbasov, Orkhan Nuriyev, Ruhin Mikayilov, Mirjalal Hasanzadeh, Sabira Aliyeva and other sportsmen.

At present, in the structure of “Neftchi” Sports Club there are 12 sports facilities – Tofig Ismailov Olympics Training Complex, Garadagh and Ismat Gayibov Training Centers,Training Complex, Meshel Sports Complex, Pirallahi Stadium and Sports Gym, Siyazan, Shirvan and Neftchala stadiums, Sport Gym Complex, Sumgait Sports Gym Complex, Sumgait Training Gym and 3 recreation center – “Nabran”, “Geofizik”, “Shahdag”. In these sports facilities according to 36 types of sports 169 professional trainers are serving to teenagers and young people, as well as, oil workers. In the recreation centers oil gas and shemistry workers,their family members relaxation prepared with high quality and they are being served them with modern standarts.

Close relations are established and cooperated by the club with National Olympic Committee, Youth and Sports Ministry, local, international federations and other sports organizations and facilities.

The successes of Club are growing day by day. Only during 2014 our sportsmen have gained 1785 medals, there are 670 gold, 515 silver and 600 bronze medals.

As a result of its achievement the club has been awarded “The best sports society of the year” 7 times consequently by Youth and Sports Ministry in 2007, 2008, 2009,2010,2011, 2012 and 2013 years. These indicators is evidence that “Neftchi” Sports Club is leader sport organization in our country.

All of this indicators are clear evidence that “Neftchi” Sports Club doesn’t satisfied with gained achievements and strained works for the sake of new records.At present, the main purpose of the club is better preparing for the First European Games in this year in our country and having high achievements in these competitions to properly represent.

“Neftchi” Sports Club doing great jobs along with physical education and sports, cultural events and holidays. During the past time our club has organized various activities in this sphere.

As we know, our government gives care and attention to social protection of the disabled and physically disabled children and integration them into society regularly.

“Neftchi” Sports Club always supports the policy of our government in this direction and tries to prove with its action that leading organization of country.

In June 2014, our club has held next event 1June-International Children’s Day with Deputy of Nizami district Rovnag Abdullayev’s initiative and organization of “Neftchi” Sports Club intended for mentally and physically disabled children in the region have been organized a concert special school No 3. And hundreds of children stydiing in there, was presented with a special holiday gift.

In addition, in July of las year, “Neftchi” Sports Clubhas gone to “Oil Rocks” with delegation, which is called “eight wonders” of the world on the occasion of Ramadan. They have met brave people working here and performed with celebratory concert in fornt of them. Of course, it has caused happiness of marine oilmen.