Hungary welcomes European League to Kecskemét
2013 CEV Volleyball European League - Men
Kecskemét, Hungary, June 14, 2013. On Friday a press conference was held in the city of Kecskemét where the national teams of Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic and Montenegro will be competing from Saturday through Monday for the first round of play in prelim Pool B of the 2013 CEV Volleyball European League – Men. The hosts – who are participating in the competition for the very first time – will open their program on Saturday by playing another rookie, i.e. Montenegro.
“I think that Kecskemét is the very best place where to stage our home round in the European League because the people here are literally fond of Volleyball” the President of the Hungarian Volleyball Federation, Csaba Poór, said. “I hope that many people will visit the matches in the next three days” he continued.
Hungary’s head coach György Demeter added: “Since we played some friendly matches with our neighbors from Slovakia we have improved a lot. I hope that we will continue this way also now that we start our campaign in the European League”.
“We all like the scoring system that is being tested in this edition of the European League and we hope it will bring some more excitement to the matches scheduled for the next three days” team captain Szabolcs Nemeth concluded.
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