In a big stride for the traditional sport of Chovqan, Azerbaijan has turn out to be the birthplace of its first-ever Worldwide Federation
The inaugural basic meeting, marking this historic occasion, occurred in Baku on Friday.
Representatives from 19 nations gathered on the Bina equestrian advanced, showcasing the vast enchantment and worldwide curiosity in Chovqan, a sport famend for its wealthy cultural heritage.
Chovqan, typically described because the ancestor of polo, is a dynamic recreation that mixes ability, technique, and athleticism. It options two groups of 5 with two fullbacks and three forwards and the purpose is straightforward, rating extra objectives than the opposing group utilizing wood mallets.
The game, which requires exceptional horsemanship abilities, was included within the UNESCO listing of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013.