Two Haitian players in Azerbaijan - How strong is the Azerbaijan Premier League?

This year Donald Guerrier and Kervens Belfort have entered the football system of Azerbaijan, a country located in Western Asia but that is a member of UEFA (Union of European Football Associations). Belfort has signed a one year contract with Zira FK on 16 June while Donald Guerrier joined Qarabag FK on 6 July for 2 years. Both clubs are located in the capital city Baku.

Zira FK and Qarabag FK are both in the Azerbaijan Premier League which counts 8 clubs (Hint to the clueless FHF). Although Azerbaijan does not have a pyramid football system with promotions and relegations, this league is generally considered the top level of football in the country. The country has other football leagues. 

In the Azerbaijan Premier League, Qarabag (Donald Guerrier) is ahead of Zira (Kervens Belfort) which sits near the bottom of the table for the 2017 season. However, both clubs compete in major European championships this year. Zira FK has just recently been eliminated from the Europa League by Romanian club Astra Giurgiu in the second qualifying round. In the first round, Kervens Belfort scored once to help the club dispatch challenger Luxembourg club Differdange 4-1 on aggregate. Qarabag is well alive in the UEFA Champions League, which is the top level of European club championship. The club is scheduled to take on Copenhagen FC of Denmark in the Play-offs on 15 August. Donald Guerrier is also more successful with several goals on his score sheet.

The success of Qarabag FK is an indication of the strength of football in Azerbaijan. In fact, the country's top football level is very well ranked among the top European countries. UEFA is currently using its coefficient system of 2015 to rank league strength. However, had the confederation used the most recent ranking Azerbaijan would have been way ahead of some better known football countries. According to new ranking, Kervens' moving from Syrianska in Sweden's second division to Zira FK in the Premier League of Azerbaijan is a big leap forward. The top league of Turkey where Donald Guerrier was transferred from remains however stronger than the Azerbaijan Premier League.

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Haiti-Goal replied the topic: #68 2 weeks 1 day ago
Pa fè chiche. Ba nous nouvelle la.
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Exfootballer07 replied the topic: #67 2 weeks 1 day ago
Se pa Donald selman ki blofeur yo toute se blofeur se Tiga selman map reti ki se yon moune ki respekte moune,pou just konye yon an yo pa vin di peuple la sa ki pase nan Nicaragua, bon mwen genyin yon nouvel ki cho mwen poko ap ban nou li mem nou pral sezi pou nou konen ki moune fhf la ap kotakte pou vin coach Haiti rete branche, mwen konen jou nou pran nouvel sa hs ap tou kraze.
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capois replied the topic: #65 2 weeks 2 days ago
Se akòz Donald ki fè m pa panse nou dwe konsantre sèlman sou ki klib ak ki peyi yon jwè ap jwe. Palmares Donald bon anpil nan klib li men li se yon gaspiyè boul nan seleksyon an.

Kan li vini jwe pou seleksyon an li pran pòz playboy superstar li. Se tankou se an vakans li vini. Mwen m pa wè misye nan seleksyon an depi koup karayib 2014 la. Misye se yon bluffer.
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capois replied the topic: #64 2 weeks 2 days ago
M panse tout 2 nan pi gwo nivo ke Nazon ki tonbe nan 4èm divizyon ak Coventry city. Sepandan, m panse Nazon gen plis chans jwenn yon gwo kontra akòz li an Angletè. Malerezman, Nazon pa make gòl ase. M panse se pou rezon sa Worlves bay misye nan yon divizyon ki pi ba.

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