Sportsman can not Commit Hooliganism, Believes Azerbaijani Boxing Chief Coach
Azerbaijan, Baku, 21 May / corr. Trend R. Ergun/ The statement that Ramal Amanov- member of the Azerbaijani boxing team, who has gained presidential scholarship, has committed hooliganism, does not sound convincing. "Amanov is a very good boxer. I am very pleased with him as a sportsman. I do not believe that he can commit such hooliganism," Nariman Abdullayev, the chief coach of the Azerbaijani boxing team said to Trend on 21 May.
The bronze prize winner of the Sydney Olympic Games boxer Vugar Alakbarov and participant of the world and European championship Ramal Amanov were detained by the employees of the Central Office of the Foreign Ministry for Fight against Organized Crime. They are charged of threatening the founder of Inshaatchi -E OJSC Kanan Guliyev, using force against him and trying to rob his Toyota car and his $10,000.
Though Amanov is still free, Alakbarov was detained with a charge of threatening by the decision of the Narimanov District Court.
The chief coach of the boxing team said that he does not have any evidence of Alakbarov's arrest and does not have any detailed information in this regard.
Since 2004 Athens Olympic Games, Alakbarov has not been playing boxing.
Fariz Mammadov, who took part in the European and world championships, was earlier arrested for hooliganism as well.
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