Baku, Azerbaijan, May 11
By Ilhama Isabalayeva – Trend:
The group matches of women’s handball competitions have finished May 11 at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.
Azerbaijan’s national handball team (which previously won all the previous matches) and the national team of Turkey met in the last match of a ‘Group A’ game.
Azerbaijani female handball players defeated their rivals from Turkey 27:22 and reached the semi-finals.
In the semi-finals, Azerbaijan is to meet Uzbekistan, while the Turkish team will meet Cameroon’s team.
Semi-final matches will be held May 13.
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.