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National team won great victory in Italy

21 September 2018 [13:54] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Naila Huseynli

National team defeated Dutch team with a score of 7:3 in the first game of the European Polo Championship held in Italian city Siena on September 20. 

The Championship brings together 10 teams from Azerbaijan, Austria, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland and Italy.

Although national team attended to Polo Championship for the first time, Ali Rzayev, Elchin Jamalli, Fabian Bolanterio, Agustin Kronhaus have distinguished. 

The Head coach of the national team, Namiq Orujov expressed his satisfaction with the team that started with a big victory in the tournament.

The European Polo Championship, which will last until September 30 is co-organized by the Federation of International Polo (FIP) and the Italian Federation Equestrian Sports.

Azerbaijan will face France on September 22, Slovakia on September 24 and Italy on September 26. Based on the outcome of the four games, the team that scores the most points will face the winner of the other group in the final.


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