Tomkom skipped the game due to being in Thailnad for receiveing an award. Paolini replaced Nadezhda Sak, and the rummors are spread that Sak might be fired.
Hosts lost this friendly match to Karpol, Yumilka Ruiz and their teammates with the score 1:3.
Igtisadchi Baku – Uralochka Ekaterinburg 1-3 (25-27, 16-25, 25-21, 19-25)
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