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Richard Almeida in Azerbaijan national team

AFFA has launched legal procedures to nationalize 'Qarabag' FC player Richard Almeida for involving him in the Azerbaijani national team.

Enter.News reports referring Facebook page of AFFA, the process started after appeal of the Brazilian half-back. Almeida met with Secretary General Elkhan Mammadov at AFFA. He welcomed AFFA's proposal to play for the Azerbaijani national team.

Notably, Richard Almeida has been residing in Azerbaijan for 5 years. Under FIFA rules, in this case a player is allowed to play for the country's national team.