He made the remarks at the Football and Business Summit in Baku May 15, AzVision.az reports.
He noted that this figure will hit a new record in the number of tourists who have so far arrived in Azerbaijan for international events.
“Football is the most popular sports in our country. According to the survey conducted in 2017, football was among most-preferred sports by parents for their children, and this is a good point,” Mammadov added.
London clubs Arsenal and Chelsea will play the UEFA Europa League final at the Baku Olympic Stadium on May 29.