10. 06. 2018

Yana Azimova for WoV - "I was waiting for my turn to be in the starting line-up of Azerbaijani national team"

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Yana Azimova's time has come - the 24-year old setter has got a chance to play in the starting line up of the Azerbaijani national team.

 

It was a huge moment in the career of this setter. That was a good way to start this interview.

Let’s start with the recent events – How it feels like to be a part of the Azerbaijani national team this summer?

I was waiting for my turn to play in the main squad of the Azerbaijani National team in the 2018 CEV Volleyball Golden European League. I have received this chance and I am very glad that I used it.“

What are your goals for this season with the national team?

To become a player of the main squad of the National team and help it to play with a success in Japan at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship.“

How would you describe your last club’s season?

In the season 2017/2018 I played for the team Absheron Baku. I spent a successful season in the main squad, winning the silver medals of the Azerbaijan Championship.“

What are your plans for the next season?

I would like to spend a new season in a good and interesting Championship. My manager Tunc Afsar takes care of it.“

In which country you would like to play next season?

A country with a good level league organization.“

Where do you see yourself in five years?

In 5 years I want to win medals in one of the strongest European Championships.“

These are also interesting things about Yana Azimova.

Favorite volleyball player:My favorite player is setter Nootsara Tomkom.“

Favorite book:I like books with the different genres, based on a true story. I give preference to the novels.“           

Favorite quote:It's hard to learn - it's easy to fight. If you have a dream - believe in it.“

Favorite music:I prefer pop music.“

 

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