Kedzierzyn-Kozle, Poland, December 1, 2016. Poland’s reigning national champions Zaksa KEDZIERZYN-KOZLE have further established themselves as the most competitive team of their country’s league after recording nine wins in the ten matches they have contested this season so far. They did so even without relying on the contribution of a key player such as Kevin Tillie – and this is a clear message sent out to all other contenders for the national league crown as well as for their opponents in the upcoming group stage of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Champions League – Men.
Thursday 1st of December 2016
Tbilisi, Georgia, December 1, 2016. Irakli Chachua was unanimously re-elected President of the Georgian Volleyball Federation at the organisation’s General Assembly held on Wednesday in Tbilisi. Mr Chachua will be at the helm of the country’s Volleyball family for another four years and there is much to look forward to with Georgia set to historically co-host along with Azerbaijan the Final Round of the 2017 women’s EuroVolley.
Wednesday 30th of November 2016
Daugavpils, Latvia, November 30, 2016. The Latvian city of Daugavpils played host this past weekend to the 2016 edition of the EEVZA U17 Men’s Volleyball Championship, which counted also as a qualifying tournament for next year’s inaugural European Championship in this same age group. Though they surprisingly dropped a five-set match to Estonia, Russia lived up to their status of pre-favourites, thus finishing the competition in first place.
Monday 28th of November 2016
Anapa, Russia, November 28, 2016. Russia completed a clean sweep of their matches at the EEVZA U16 Women’s Championship held on home soil in Anapa to secure their qualification to the Final Round of the inaugural CEV U16 Volleyball European Championship – Women that will be taking place in late July 2017 in Bulgaria. Russia did not drop a set in the five matches they contested in Anapa to top the podium as Poland and Ukraine settled for silver and bronze, respectively.
Sunday 27th of November 2016
Baku, Azerbaijan, November 27, 2016. The 2017 women’s EuroVolley is breaking new ground in many ways. It is the first Volleyball competition of this calibre to take place in Azerbaijan and Georgia, thus strengthening the cooperation between these countries at all levels. On top of this, the 2017 women’s EuroVolley will benefit from the unique stage provided by one of Europe’s most iconic sport venues, the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku.