Our national 3x3 basketball team has returned home

Last night, our 3x3 basketball team returned home from Limassol, Cyprus. The captain of our team Amil Hamzayev, who qualified for the main stage of the European Championship, and one of our key players Orkhan Hajiyeva shared their views on the competition with the media. First of all, the members of our national team spoke about the month-long training camp in Serbia, which aims to prepare for the competition. They said that qualifying for the European Championship was the second great success for them after an 8-year break. In the end, they concluded by saying that the next goal is to prepare for the main basketball tournament, which will take place on June 28 in Malta.

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07 Jun 2022

Our National Team is in the European 3x3 Basketball Championship

Our 3x3 national team defeated all its rivals and made it to the finals of the European Championship. Thus, our men's 3x3 basketball team, which first defeated its rivals in group games, today played a semifinal match in the qualifying round of the European Championship in Limassol, Cyprus. Our national team defeated the Luxembourg basketball team with a score of 15-13 and made it to the final of the tournament. In the final, our national team met with the Irish team and left the field with a score of 20-16. Following these results, our national team qualified for the finals of the European Championship, which will be held September 9-11 in Gratz, Austria. It should be noted that our national team has reached the main stage of the European 3x3 basketball championship for the second time since 2014.

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05 Jun 2022

Our national team is in the semifinals of the qualifying round of the European 3x3 basketball championship

Our men's 3x3 basketball team played group matches within the qualifying round of the European Championship in Limassol, Cyprus. The opponents of our team in group B were Cyprus, Luxembourg and Andorra. In the first match, our team beat the Cypriot basketball team with a score of 19-11. In the second match, our team met with Luxembourg and won with a score of 16-10. In the last match of the group, our team met with Andorran basketball players and won with a score of 21-13. Our team, which took first place in the group, advanced to the semi-finals of the tournament 

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04 Jun 2022

About AFB

  • History
  • Achievements
History of the Federation
After Azerbaijan gained independence, the Azerbaijan Basketball Federation (ABF) was established in 1992.
In 1994, the Azerbaijan Basketball Federation (ABF) became a full member of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), which gave our teams the right to participate in international competitions under the flag of our independent state.
In 1997-2000, ABF was expelled from the European Basketball Federation for not participating in any FIBA ​​meetings and events.
In 2000, a new leadership of the Azerbaijan Basketball Federation was elected.
Thanks to raising international relations to a new level, ABF's membership in this international organization was restored at the FIBA ​​Congress held in Turkey in 2000.
In August 2002, the President of the National Olympic Committee, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, received the famous basketball player, Olympic, World and European basketball champion Rimas Kurtinaytisi, and in September of that year, Kurtinaytisi was appointed head coach of the national team. team. The arrival of the famous Lithuanian in Azerbaijan gave a strong impetus to the development of basketball in our country. [1]
Achievements
Azerbaijan Basketball Federation (ABF) was registered on March 12, 1993. He has been a member of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) since 1994.
The main goal of the ABF is to develop the sport of basketball in Azerbaijan and to enhance the sports honor of our country. ABF carries out its activities in cooperation with the National Olympic Committee of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and FIBA. The main activities of ABF are:
Wide promotion and popularization of basketball in Azerbaijan;
Development and implementation of promising programs for the development of basketball in Azerbaijan;
organization and holding of domestic competitions for different age groups;
ensuring the participation of national teams in international competitions;
Increasing the prestige of Azerbaijani basketball in international sports organizations;
study of international experience in the development of basketball and its application in the country;
organization of scientific research and methodical work in the field of basketball;
Improving the training system of highly qualified basketball players and specialists.
ABF regularly holds national championships and competitions of the Children and Youth Basketball League. In addition, ABF provides regular 3x3 basketball competitions in the country, which has recently been given great importance by FIBA. ABF pays special attention to the preparation of the Azerbaijani men's and women's 3x3 basketball teams for the IV Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku in 2017, and our teams will participate in the qualifying competitions for the 3x3 European Championship in July this year.
ABF pays special attention to the training and development of young basketball players in our country and for this purpose provides continuous selection work by coaches. It should be noted that in July this year, the Azerbaijani U16 and U18 national teams will participate in the European Championship (Division C).
Achievements of the national teams of Azerbaijan:
2005 - I Islamic Solidarity Games (1st place, men)
2006 - European Development Cup (1st place, men)
2008 - European Championship Division C (1st place, men)
2015 - U18 European Championship Division C (2nd place, men)

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Our national 3x3 basketball team has returned home

Last night, our 3x3 basketball team returned home from Limassol, Cyprus. The captain of our team Amil Hamzayev, who qualified for the main stage of the European Championship, and one of our key players Orkhan Hajiyeva shared their views on the competition with the media. First of all, the members of our national team spoke about the month-long training camp in Serbia, which aims to prepare for the competition. They said that qualifying for the European Championship was the second great success for them after an 8-year break. In the end, they concluded by saying that the next goal is to prepare for the main basketball tournament, which will take place on June 28 in Malta.

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07 Jun 2022

Our National Team is in the European 3x3 Basketball Championship

Our 3x3 national team defeated all its rivals and made it to the finals of the European Championship. Thus, our men's 3x3 basketball team, which first defeated its rivals in group games, today played a semifinal match in the qualifying round of the European Championship in Limassol, Cyprus. Our national team defeated the Luxembourg basketball team with a score of 15-13 and made it to the final of the tournament. In the final, our national team met with the Irish team and left the field with a score of 20-16. Following these results, our national team qualified for the finals of the European Championship, which will be held September 9-11 in Gratz, Austria. It should be noted that our national team has reached the main stage of the European 3x3 basketball championship for the second time since 2014.

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05 Jun 2022

Our national team is in the semifinals of the qualifying round of the European 3x3 basketball championship

Our men's 3x3 basketball team played group matches within the qualifying round of the European Championship in Limassol, Cyprus. The opponents of our team in group B were Cyprus, Luxembourg and Andorra. In the first match, our team beat the Cypriot basketball team with a score of 19-11. In the second match, our team met with Luxembourg and won with a score of 16-10. In the last match of the group, our team met with Andorran basketball players and won with a score of 21-13. Our team, which took first place in the group, advanced to the semi-finals of the tournament 

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04 Jun 2022

Azerbaijan Basketball Federation held a reporting event

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Training camp of our men's 3x3 basketball team from Serbia

Our men's national team, which is preparing for the qualifying round of the European 3x3 basketball championship to be held in Cyprus on June 4-5, continues its training camp in Novi Sad, Serbia.

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06 may 2022

National basketball championship among students

On May 11, 2022, the opening ceremony of the national basketball championship among students of higher education institutions was organized by the Azerbaijan Basketball Federation and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan.


Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan Firudin Gurbanov, Rector of the Baku Higher Oil School Elmar Gasimov and Executive Director of the Azerbaijan Basketball Federation Farrukh Mahmudov wished student basketball players success in the competition.


It should be noted that the national basketball championship will be held from 11 to 20 May in the gym of the Baku Higher Oil School with the participation of 24 universities.

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12 may 2022

A category tournament "IVAN JOVANOVIC ICA MEMORIAL" took place in Serbia

Our men's national 3x3 basketball team continues its training camp in Novi Sad, Serbia.

Our national team, which is preparing for the qualifying round of the European Championship to be held in Cyprus on June 4-5, tested its strength in the category A tournament "IVAN JOVANOVIC ICA MEMORIAL" in Nis, the same country. Our team, which reached the final out of 24 teams, lost to "PIRON" basketball players 12-21 in the final and finished the tournament in the second place.

The next training tournament of our team will take place in Belgrade, Serbia.

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15 may 2022

Training camp of our men's 3x3 basketball team from Serbia

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National basketball championship among students

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A category tournament "IVAN JOVANOVIC ICA MEMORIAL" took place in Serbia

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Azerbaijan Basketball Federation held a reporting event

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SUPER CUP FINAL MEETING AMONG STUDENTS

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Our national team is in the semifinals of the qualifying round of the European 3x3 basketball championship

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Our National Team is in the European 3x3 Basketball Championship

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Our national 3x3 basketball team has returned home

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