EGHF president Alain Danet stated that Azerbaijan organized executive committee’s sitting of the European Grass Hockey Federation /EGHF/ at a high level. According to him, the sitting of the Executive committee is conducted by turns among the members of the Federation but Azerbaijan succeeded much. All conditions to conduct the sitting were created in Baku. Alain expressed his gratitude to the President of Olympic Committee Ilham Aliyev for the care of the sports development in Azerbaijan, in particular, grass hockey.
The main issue of the sitting was the preparation for the next European grass hockey championship to be held next year in Barcelona, Spain. Also was made a decision to hold one of the stages of the European club tournament in Baku in 2004.
According to the Grass Hockey Federation of Azerbaijan Fazil Mammadov, for the last time EGHF renders assistance to Azerbaijan, thus, two artificial coverings for the stadiums etc were granted to Azerbaijan.
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