Azerbaijan beat Italy 3-2 in extra time to win the EuroHockey Championship III which started on 24th in Catania.
Both teams will be promoted to Championship II as a result of their placing in this tournament. The golden goal in extra time was scored by Azerbaijan’s n° 5, Waqas Butt, at the 5th minute of the first half in the extra time.
The EHF President, Mr. Martin Gotheridge presented the winning Trophy to Azerbaijan’s captain, Saleh Balaniyev.
Congratulations to Simian Hockey athlete Mattia Pretti on representing Italy and a successful tournament!
1. Azerbaijan (Promoted to Championship II in 2013)
2. Italy (Promoted to Championship II in 2013)