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26 September 2022 [17:45] - Today.Az
By Laman Ismayilova
The Azerbaijan national football team has won a match against Kazakhstan in UEFA Nations League C - Group 3 game, Azernews reports, citing Azertac.
Alexandr Marochkin, Filip Ozobic, and Anatoliy Nuriyev scored three goals for the national team.
As for now, the Azerbaijani national team ranks second in the group with ten points.
Earlier, the national football team beat the Slovakian team with a score of 2:1.
Renat Dadashov and Hojat Hagverdi scored for the national team while Eric Jirka scored a goal for Slovakia from a penalty kick.
The UEFA Nations League is a biennial international football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the UEFA's member associations, the sport's European governing body.
The first tournament started in September 2018, following the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The four group winners from League A qualified for the finals played in Portugal in June 2019.
According to the approved format, some 54 UEFA national teams are divided into four leagues: 12 teams in League A, 12 teams in League B, 14 teams in League C, and 16 teams in League D. In each league, four groups were formed (with three or four teams) and teams played each other both home and away games.