Azerbaijani women’s volleyball team makes it to CEV championship quarterfinals (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 25
Azerbaijani national volleyball team defeated their German rivals 3-1 at the 2017 CEV Women’s European Volleyball Championship in Baku and advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament on Sept. 25.
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).