The Azerbaijani male national handball team ranked 2 at the Challenge Trophy tournament in Dublin, losing to Moldavians with score 27:29.
The wards of Hikhmat Abdullayev demonstrated good play, but lost at the last minutes due to biased refereeing. Referees sent the leaders off the field, but the team won the first game with score 17:14.
Nevertheless, the Moldavian national team shot ahead without help of the referees. The match of the team tournament between the teams completed in favor of Moldova with score 26:19.