Ilham Aliyev watched Azerbaijan-Germany volleyball match (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 25
Azerbaijan's national volleyball team faced the German squad in Group A at the 2017 CEV Women's European Volleyball Championship in Baku Sept. 25.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev watched the match.
Azerbaijani national volleyball team defeated their German rivals 3-1 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2017 CEV Women’s European Volleyball Championship.
Prior to that, the Azerbaijani volleyball team defeated the squads from Hungary and Poland in Group A.
The 2017 CEV Women's European Volleyball Championship 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).