Azerbaijani National Basketball Team Gain First Victory in European Championship
Azerbaijan, Baku, 9 July / corr. Trend R.Ergun / The Azerbaijani National Women Basketball team gained its first victory within the framework of the European Championship held in Luxemburg, the Azerbaijani Basketball Federation (ABF) told Trend on 9 July.
Azerbaijani basketball players won the Gibraltar National team with the score of 71:42. It was the second match of the Azerbaijani National team, which was contesting in the Group E in the championship. Azerbaijani basketball players lose the game with the Andorran National team with the score of 36:67 at the first round of the championship.
On 9 July Azerbaijani sportswomen will play with the Luxembourgian National team, host of the championship and which at present, is a leader at the Group E with four points. Teams of Azerbaijan and Andorra are at the second and third places with three points respectively.
According to regulations of the competition, teams, occupying the top two places at the group, can contest in the next round.