Turkish male, female handball teams beat rivals at Baku 2017
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 10
Handball competitions among men and women continue as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.
A match between national male teams of Turkey and Iraq was held in Group B on May 10. Despite the fact that the Iraqi handball players led the first half (19:17), Turkey won the game with a score of 35:33.
Meanwhile, Turkey’s national female handball team defeated its rival from Cameroon, 33:31.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games, the opening ceremony of which will take place May 12, started May 8 and will last until May 22 in Azerbaijan’s capital on 16 sports grounds in 20 kinds of sports - 17 Olympic ones and three non-Olympic ones.