‘‘Avagyan arena’’ stadium shelled by the Azerbaijani armed forces during the 44-day war was officially reopened in Martuni, on May 9. As Armenpress reports, the friendly match of football veterans, teams of Martuni and Chartar took place after the opening, dedicated to the memory of martyrs of the April 44-day war, to victories of Armenian people and to the heroes who created them. 

As the head of Martuni district administration Edik Avanesyan reported, the co-founders of ‘‘Dream’’ foundation supported the stadium’s recovery. Let us remind that the football match between Western Armenia and South Ossetia took place on June 2, 2019, in the framework of CONIFA Euro 2019 Artsakh. The football team of Western Armenia became the vice-champion of Europe at the tournament.