Noliko MAASEIK opens CL campaign with home match against Spain's champs
2013 CEV Volleyball Champions League - Men
Maaseik, Belgium, October 21, 2012. After scoring a speedy 3:0 (25-12, 25-23, and 25-20) on Saturday in a home match of the national league against Soleco HERK-DE-STAD, Belgium’s Noliko MAASEIK is well ready for its debut in the 2013 CEV Volleyball Champions League coming up this Tuesday at “Lotto Dôme”.
The opponent of Belgium’s standout is CAI TERUEL of Spain that will travel to Maaseik after edging VC ANDORRA 3:0 (25-8, 25-15, and 25-16) in the last round of the national league. “We are very happy that the CEV Volleyball Champions League finally starts. This competition is extremely important for our club” says Noliko head coach Brecht Van Kerckhove. “Our goal is to make it to the Playoffs 12 and to achieve this we need to win all of our home matches. The first step is with CAI TERUEL, a side that we definitely do not underestimate. We hope that there will be many fans supporting us on Tuesday night”.
“Noliko MAASEIK is the clear-cut favorite of this clash as they have very good players in their roster that have been together for quite some time” stresses CAI TERUEL mentor Oscar Novillo. “We will nevertheless try to play our best in order to possibly cause a surprise in Maaseik”.