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Tuesday, 06 January 2015 09:33

Eurosport broadcasts a report on Azerbaijan-France friendly game / VIDEO

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“Eurosport” television channel has broadcasted a large report on the friendship game held between the Azerbaijani and French wrestlers on 4 December in Paris.

The report says that our national wrestling team is one of the strongest in the world and that the match was watched by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the “Baku-2015” European Games Organization Committee Mehriban Aliyeva, French secretary of state for sports Thierry Braillard, president of United World Wrestling Nenad Lalovic, members of French government and parliament, as well as representatives of sports society.

It was stated that all three types of wrestling were represented at the friendship game, which was held in Cirque d’Hiver, one of the most famous palaces in Paris. The report spoke not only of the friendship game between the Azerbaijani and French teams, but also about the sports life in our country and the first European Games to be held in Baku.

The report also included an interview with the first Vice President of Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation United World Wrestling Bureau Member NamikAliyev, where he talked about the popularity of wrestling in our country. He also said that a test tournament will be held in Baku in April 2015 before the first European Games.

The story finished with images about the first European Games and sports life in Azerbaijan.

We would like to remind our readers that Azerbaijan won 9:1 in the friendly tournament.

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National Olympic Committee
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