"We did our best. Our opponent was one of the strongest national teams in Europe."
Idman.biz reports that head coach of the Azerbaijan women's national basketball team, Evren Alkaya expressed it.
Our team lost to Lithuania 62:99 in the first game of the qualifying round of the European Championship to be held in 2025. Alkaya stated that they fought well in the first 2 periods: "We attacked in a way they never expected and won points. Our team has some deficiencies in terms of positions. I think we will gradually build a better team. This is a time-consuming task. We will take a lesson from our mistakes and train better. We want to get a better result in the upcoming game against Belgium. We are happy that we finished this game without injury."
It should be noted that the match of Group C between Azerbaijan and Belgium will be held on November 12.