Women’s vollyeball team qualifies for World Cup
Azerbaijan’s women’s volleyball team has qualified for the World Cup due in Japan in 2006. The team won all the games of the third qualification leg held in Moscow. Azerbaijan came in first in Group G, beating Russia 3:1 in the last match. The team previously beat the Bulgarian and Czech teams with 3:0 scores.
Azerbaijan last qualified for the world cup in 1994. The team took the ninth place in the tournament played in Brazil.*