Author: Anna Wiecek

Miguel Angel Falasca: We haven’t changed our attitude

Losing the semifinal battle of the Polish League was a huge surprise for the whole volleyball society in Poland but also a big disappointment for the team from Belchatow. Despite finishing the regular season in the second position and being clearly one of the favourites to the gold medal, they couldn’t deliver their best performance to secure the place in the final. Have you cleared your heads yet after losing the semifinal battle against Lotos? Miguel Angel Falasca: For sure being eliminated from the final of the Polish League was very difficult moment for us. But it didn’t change...

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Final Four of the Polish Cup is just round the corner

Everything is set for a volleyball show as this weekend the city of Gdansk is about to play host to the Final Four of the Polish Cup. Four matches in Ergo Arena will determinate the new owner of the Cup. PGE Skra Belchatow, Asseco Resovia Rzeszow, Jastrzebski Wegiel and the host Lotos Trefl Sopot will try and secure the trophy.     11.000 is the capacity of Ergo Arena and the organisers are about to set another record of attendance. The hosts are making their final preparations and the excitement couldn’t grow any bigger. Lotos Trefl Gdansk after eliminating...

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Historic success for Lotos Trefl Gdansk – Skra Belchatow swept aside of the Plus Liga final

The players of Lotos Trefl Gdansk, making their first final of Polish league appearance in their history, delivered a strong performance against PGE Skra Belchatów. They played with confidence and most importantly, team spirit. – They are like my Spanish National Team when we won the European Championships in 2007. They are not very strong individually, but a great collective – said the coach, Andrea Anastasi. Anastasi hasn’t coached a club for the past 9 years, dedicating himself entirely with various national teams including Italy, Spain and Poland. – I have a very clear vision of my work and...

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Lorenzo Micelli`s team is ready to fight for the Cup of Poland

This weekend in Kedzierzyn Kozle, four of the best womens teams in Poland will fight for the Polish Cup. For the team of Lorenzo Micelli, it will be the third time in their history they will play in the final stage of the competition.       In the history of the Polish Cup, Atom Trefl Sopot twice managed to get to the final (season 2011/2012 and 2012/2013), but twice lost against MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza. Last year, the Atomic Girls were close to the final four tournament but were eliminated in the quarterfinals. – Our club has never won...

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Andrea Anastasi: I am staying in Poland

The Italian coach, who worked  in the period 2011-2013 with the Polish national team, joined the team from Gdansk before the season and a little bit unexpectedly brought them to the third position before the playoffs. Before the last game of regular season in Warszawa, Anastasi signed the new contract and kept himself in Gdansk for another two years. Anna Wiecek: You have made your minds about your future very quickly. Andrea Anastasi: I have a very clear vision of my work and of what I want to achieve. The idea seems to be the same with the project...

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