Skip Navigation LinksNews > News
News
30/06/2013 20:00
Belgium cashes ninth win and ticket to final four
2013 CEV Volleyball European League - Men

Antwerp, Belgium, June 30, 2013. With one round still to go and coming up next week in Slovakia, Belgium qualified for the final four of the 2013 CEV Volleyball European League – Men by scoring on Sunday its ninth consecutive victory in prelim Pool A. Belgium edged Austria in straight sets (27-25, 21-16, and 21-13) to keep an immaculate record in the group and get the right to compete in the final stage of the competition scheduled for July 13-14 in Marmaris, Turkey.
Austria caught a very good start with Peter Wohlfahrtstätter pacing the way for the guests as they went up in the score and got two chances to cash the opening set (20:18). However, Bram Van den Dries and Pieter Coolman flipped the charts around and an ace by Matthijs Verhanneman did seal the 27-25 for Belgium. After that, Belgium dominated the scene in the next two sets (21-16, 21-13) to claim their ninth consecutive victory in the competition. “We made a lot of mistakes in the first set but fortunately we could bring it home. We have qualified for the final four and even though I do not know which plans our coach has, we’re ready for Turkey. Once you are in the finals you aim as high as possible” says Pieter Coolman.  
“We have had our chances in the first set but after that they were simply better than us and they deserved this victory as well as the ticket to the final four” Austria’s middle blocker Peter Wohlfahrtstätter – who this past season played in Antwerp – stresses.

In the first match of the day Slovakia cruised to a speedy victory (21-10, 21-15, and 21-18) over Denmark to move up to second place in the standing of the group.

Click here for more info including detailed stats of the matches

News nr. 2847 of 7492
30/06/2013 20:12:00
Croatia en route to final four
30/06/2013 19:00:00
Bulgaria and Romania top Pool A charts after completion of third leg
Advanced Search
From:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
To:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Search for:
select

LiveScore
   
2017 CEV ECH SCD W
Pool A in FAR
 
 
17:00Local Time
CYPRUS
vs.
IRELAND
View
Live
20:00Local Time
LIECHTENSTEIN
vs.
FAROE ISLANDS
View
Live


Calendar
Calendar
Title and navigation
<<<May 2016>>>
May 2016
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2526272829301
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345