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Azerbaijan volleyball enjoys foreign influx

Women's team Rabita Baku are gunning for the European title, but the club has a distinctly international flavour.
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2013 18:26

Women's volleyball will have a new set of European champions in the next few days.

Money problems in countries like Italy have meant star players have been looking elsewhere. And Azerbaijan seems to be profiting.

Al Jazeera’s Richard Parr reports from Baku.

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