Azerbaijan Rugby Federation has organized national championships among children, teenagers and youth at different times. In order to create a senior team, a friendly match between the rugby teams of Gabala Sports Club and Qafqaz Arena Sports Club took place on December 27, 2021 at the end of the training process held at the Shamakhi Olympic Sports Complex. Gabala won the match 15-10. The head coach of Gabala Sports Club's rugby team is Rail Ismayilov, and the head coach of Qafqaz Arena Sports Club's rugby team is Ramil Ismayilov.
The event was also attended by the vice-president of the federation for the regions Sabuhi Garayev.