Leyla Aliyeva watches charitable boxing match held in London (PHOTO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 29


The European Azerbaijan Society and the Mo Farah Foundation co-organized on June 28 a night of charity boxing between the legendary Repton Boxing Club (est. 1884) and the Azerbaijani club Gabala at the York Hall Leisure Centre in London.

Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Leyla Aliyeva attended the event, called Gala Charity Boxing Night: Repton vs. Gabala, which commemorated the World Refugee Day.

The night was organized in partnership with adviser to the President of Gabala Sport Club, Tony Adams and famous boxer, Darren Barker.

The funds raised at the event will be spent to cover needs of refugees and IDPs.

The visitors were presented with brochures about the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

The organizers encouraged the visitors to join Many Happy Returns campaign aimed at supporting the Azerbaijani refugees and IDPs.

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