On January 10, the "Gabala" football club, being on training camps in Antalya, held the first test match. The match, organized in preparation for the second half of the 2017-2018 season, was the first match of the new year for the "red-black team". The team of Roman Hryhorchuk, being on training in a neighbouring country since January 5, met with the "Akhisar Belediyespor" club of Turkey. The match ended in a draw with a score of 1:1. The goal was scored by Philip Ozobić of the Gabala team.