EUROVOLLEY POLAND 2017 match schedule now released!
2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship - Men
Luxembourg/Warsaw, Poland, December 29, 2016. If you are planning a trip to EUROVOLLEY POLAND 2017, a detailed match schedule of next year’s CEV Volleyball European Championship – Men is now available for you to visit the Volleyball party of the year!
Click here to download the match schedule
The preliminary pool phase will be played from August 24 till 28 in four host cities: Gdansk (Pool A), Szczecin (Pool B), Krakow (Pool C) and Katowice (Pool D), while the Opening Ceremony and Match of Poland vs Serbia are going to be held at PGE National Stadium in Warsaw (click here for more info).
On August 30, after a one-day break, the competition will resume with playoff matches between the second and third ranked teams from Pools A – C and B – D, to be played in Krakow and Katowice respectively. The winners of these matches will be set against the first ranked teams of the preliminary phase in quarterfinal matches, also to be held in Krakow and Katowice, on August 31.
The final four teams will meet in Krakow for their semi-final (September 2) and medal matches (September 3) to be contested at the iconic Tauron Arena. All matches are scheduled for 17:30 and 20:30 local time.
Another set of tickets for the final phase of the tournament was released on Thursday, December 29 at noon. Details can be found here: https://www.ebilet.pl/en/sport/sporty-druzynowe/siatkowka/
The 16 best teams in Europe will play a total 36 matches at EUROVOLLEY POLAND 2017: 24 in the preliminary phase, four play-off matches, four quarter-finals, two semi-finals and two medal matches.
All medallists from the 2015 edition co-hosted by Bulgaria and Italy will compete at EUROVOLLEY POLAND 2017: titleholders France, 2015 silver medallists Slovenia and bronze medal winners Italy who earlier this summer settled for second place at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The tournament also features hosts Poland (2014 world champions), Serbia (gold medal winners from the 2016 World League), the always strong and star-studded Russia, the ambitious teams of Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Finland and the unpredictable Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Spain, Turkey and the Netherlands, each one with their remarkable history in the sport.
EUROVOLLEY POLAND 2017 will be a chance to once more feel the excitement resulting from a competition featuring the very best teams of the continent while cheering for your favourite team on their way to the podium!