President Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva watch Challenge Cup final in Baku (PHOTO)
President of Azerbaijan and President of the National Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev and his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva have today seen the Challenge Cup final between the two Azeri clubs Azerrail and Lokomotiv in Baku, the official website of the Azerbaijani President reported.
Azerrail defeated Lokomotiv 3-1 and become the Challenge Cup`s winner.
The game was followed by an awarding ceremony.
President Ilham Aliyev met with players and coaches of the Lokomotiv club.
Then, the Head of State congratulated the best player of the game, member of Azerrail Valeriya Korotenko.
Representative of the European Volleyball Confederation Viorel Manole presented the cup to Valeriya Korotenko, the best player of the game.
Vice-president of the Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation Vagif Aliyev and Viorel Manole gave the silver medals to players of Lokomotiv.
President Ilham Aliyev presented the Challenge Cup to Azerrail and congratulated them over the victory.
Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva also congratulated members of Azerrail.
Vice-president of the Azerbaijan Volleyball Federation and coach of the Azerbaijan women`s national volleyball team Faig Garayev handed over the gold medals to players of Azerrail.
President of Azerbaijan and President of the National Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev has been awarded the European Volleyball Confederation`s cup for his special contribution to developing volleyball in Azerbaijan.
Vice-President of the European Volleyball Confederation Mrs. Banu Can Schurmann presented the cup to the Head of State.
After the ceremony President Ilham Aliyev, his spouse Mehriban Aliyeva and players of Azerrail posed for photographs.
Photo - official website of Azerbaijani President