Azerbaijan secures first victory at 2017 Women’s European Volleyball Championship
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 22
Azerbaijani women’s national volleyball team defeated the Hungarian squad in the first group match of the 2017 Women’s European Volleyball Championship.
The match ended with a score of 3:0.
The 2017 Women’s European Volleyball Championship kicked off in Azerbaijan’s Baku, Goygol and Georgia’s Tbilisi on Sept. 22.
The tournament is co-hosted by Azerbaijan and Georgia. Sixteen best teams of Europe, divided into 4 groups, are participating in the competition.
Teams of Azerbaijan, Germany, Poland and Hungary are competing in the Group A, teams of Georgia, Italy, Belarus and Croatia – in the Group B, teams of Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Bulgaria – in the Group C, and teams of Serbia, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Belgium – in the Group D.
The tournament will last 10 days and its winner will be known on October 1.
The games are held in Azerbaijan’s Baku (National Gymnastics Arena, Group A and Group C), Goygol (Olympic Sports Complex, Group D) and in Georgia’s Tbilisi (Sports Palace, Group B).