Author: Jiri Popelka

Belgium

Krishof Hoho, Knack Roeselare 2005 Volleyball league in Belgium is not only about two top european clubs (Maaseik, Roeselare). One of the “basic six” Belgium national team players will tell you more.     Competition How many teams play in the competition? How many go lower, how many come up?12 teams play the competition, 2 teams go lowerWhich system do you play? ( basic part, play-off, play down )One bout, play-off first against eight ( 1-8, 2-7, 3-6, 4-5 ), then semifinal and final. Play down – the last two teams play with a winner first devision little tournament,...

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Australia

Vit Rosenbaum, Sydney 2005 Very interested written text come to us long way from Australia. Vít Rosenbaum is describing the amateur volleyball league in Australia.     Competition How many teams play in the competition? How many go lower, how many come up?12 teams, no descents, first 4 from basic part and also the play-off progresses straight to so-called Final four.Which system do you play? ( basic part, play-off, play-down )Everyone plays with each other, just one match, it depends on draw where the match will be played, system is simple,one bout and first four progress.When does the competition...

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Argentina

Dalibor Polak, Buenos Aires 2005One of the best czech opposite tried volleyball league in Argentina. For a people from Europe it is a little bit exotic, but very good league.     Competition How many teams play in the competition? How many go lower, how many come up?12, 2, 8 play-offWhich system do you play? (basic part, play-off, play down)At home, abroad and 8 teams play-offWhen does the competition start, when does it finish? How many matches a week? 20th October – 7th May.Friday, Sunday because of distancesMatches on TV? What time do the matches start?There is one match...

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  • Should FIVB bring back the Best Server award?
    The serve has become such an ultimate weapon in volleyball in order to get an ace or disrupt the plays of the opponent. In many matches nowadays, the serve pressure is what makes or breaks the team. The fact that the serve is now excluded from the awarding ceremony is a blasphemy that should be […]
  • Italian NT 2017
    Here the list of the 21 for the World Legue. Missing from Rio: Juantorena (as known), Zaytsev (big surprise for me), Rossini (a pity but not a real surprise), Bira and Sottile (as predictable). Plus, no Kovar (I'm so sad about it ) I guess Buto is the captain. I wonder if that's the real […]