Baku, Azerbaijan, March 30, 2017. The men’s national league ended on Thursday in Azerbaijan with the last round of matches but everyone already knew on Wednesday that the leadership of Lokomotiv BAKU was an unassailable one. They finally celebrated their success on Thursday following their last match at the finals held in Nakhchivan, thus crowning a truly memorable season.
Thursday 30th of March 2017
Novy Urengoy, Russia, March 30, 2017. Fakel NOVY URENGOY easily claimed on Wednesday the first round of their 2017 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup – Men semi-final with Turkey’s Galatasaray HDI ISTANBUL. The 2016 silver medal winners from Russia rallied to a comprehensive 3-0 victory (25-12, 25-18, 25-19) to claim a substantial edge ahead of the rematch, which is due to take place this coming Sunday in Istanbul.
Tuesday 28th of March 2017
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 28, 2017. The 2016-2017 edition of the Azerbaijani women’s Superleague finished with Telekom BAKU topping the charts as Azerrail and Azeryol settled for second and third place, respectively. This year’s national championship was an opportunity for many young players to test and improve their skills as Azerbaijan prepare to host the 2017 women’s EuroVolley in September.
Monday 27th of March 2017
Novy Urengoy, Russia, March 27, 2017. Fakel NOVY URENGOY will be hosting Turkey’s Galatasaray HDI ISTANBUL this coming Wednesday, March 29 in the first round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup – Men semi-finals. Galatasaray progressed to the semis after edging Israel’s Maccabi TEL-AVIV in the quarterfinals whereas Fakel easily beat Norway’s Viking TIF BERGEN.
Thursday 23rd of March 2017
Luxembourg, March 23, 2017. The Playoffs 6 in the women’s competition are now half completed and we are only three matches from knowing the teams who will compete for the most prestigious club prize in Treviso at the end of April. Whilst Wednesdays match was a bit one-sided as Dinamo MOSCOW beat Liu Jo Nordmeccanica MODENA in straight sets, the two matches that followed were anything but. First Fenerbahce SK ISTANBUL scrapped through to win 15-12 in the fifth set away at Eczacibasi VitrA ISTANBUL, then VakifBank ISTANBUL came from a set down to win in four against Volero ZÜRICH.