Russia off to good start, Latvia cause first surprise in Greece

Thursday 8th of January 2015
Russia off to good start, Latvia cause first surprise in Greece

Luxembourg, January 8, 2015. A total of four qualification tournaments for the 2015 CEV U19 Volleyball European Championship – Men got started on Thursday with six matches on schedule. This was only the first round of matches with another 39 following throughout the weekend in as many as eight venues that will eventually determine the 11 teams joining hosts Turkey for the Final Round of the competition scheduled for April 4-12, 2015 in Sakarya and Kocaeli. Russia, the Czech Republic, Germany and Romania all scored three-set wins in their respective matches whilst the Netherlands had to fight for five sets before edging past Hungary. Latvia contributed the major sensation of the day with their 3:1 victory over hosts Greece in Volos. 

Busy weekend for Latvian teams, U18 girls hope to exploit home advantage

Wednesday 7th of January 2015
Busy weekend for Latvian teams, U18 girls hope to exploit home advantage

Jelgava, Latvia, January 6, 2015. The city of Jelgava will be hosting this weekend one of eight tournaments on schedule for the second and final qualification round to the 2015 edition of the CEV U18 Volleyball European Championship – Women. The tournament will be held in Jelgava, some 45 km from the country s capital, Riga. The hosts of Latvia will be playing there the national teams of Belgium, Estonia and Slovenia with the eventual winners sure of making the Final Round coming up in Plovdiv and Samokov, Bulgaria, later this spring.

Merry Christmas and happy New Year

Monday 29th of December 2014
Merry Christmas and happy New Year

We wish you all a peaceful Christmas time and all the best luck in New Year!

EEVZA Youth Women U-17 champions – Russian girls

Monday 22nd of December 2014
EEVZA Youth Women U-17 champions – Russian girls

Daugavpils, Latvia, December 18, 2014. This week, from December 18 to 21 Daugavpils was hosting Eastern Europe Volleyball Zonal Association (EEVZA) championship for youth women teams where nine teams from EEVZA countries took part.

EEVZA U18 Youth Men Championship in Minsk

Sunday 21st of December 2014
EEVZA U18 Youth Men Championship in Minsk

Minsk, Belarus, December 21, 2014. The 3d day started with the match between Belarus and Estonia. For Belarusians it was necessary to win in order to claim for the first place, and Estonians were inspired by previous victory over Russia. In a bitter struggle Belarusians won two sets, but at the decisive moment Estonians were able to win the 3rd set - 2:1.