Skip Navigation LinksNews > News
News
18/04/2014 15:40
Tenth national title for Crvena Zvezda in Serbia
News from the national federations

Novi Sad, Serbia, April 18, 2014.  Crvena Zvezda BEOGRAD became the men’s volleyball champion of Serbia for the third time in a row and the tenth time overall in history, including the five titles of the former Yugoslavia.  The 2014 CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup quarterfinalist won the championship series with Vojvodina NS Seme NOVI SAD with three victories to one to claim the title and is entitled to fill Serbia’s vacancy in the 2015 CEV DenizBank Volleyball Champions League.

Crvena Zvezda went through the regular season of the Wiener Städtische Liga with a 17-1 win-loss record to top the standings before the playoffs and then went unbeaten through the best-of-three quarterfinal and the best-of-five semifinal series to face Vojvodina in the final.

The team from Novi Sad came in third from the regular season with a 12-6 win-loss record, but in a dramatic semifinal playoff managed to upset the second-seeded Partizan Vizura BEOGRAD with three victories to two and spoil the expectations for an edition of Serbia’s ‘eternal derby’ in the final.

Having lost the first match of the championship series in Belgrade by 0:3 (20-25, 21-25, 21-25), Vojvodina shocked the capital powerhouse with a 3:0 (26-24, 25-22, 25-23) in the second, also in Belgrade.



With the final playoff moving to Novi Sad, Crvena Zvezda returned to its rhythm with a 3:0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-20) victory in the third match.  The 1000 spectators at the Vojvodina competition hall saw their team take a 1:0 lead in the fourth encounter only to get disappointed in the following three sets – 1:3 (25-22, 14-25, 20-25, 20-25).

For its first place in the league, along with the champion’s cup and the gold medals, Crvena Zvezda also received a check for RSD 1,160,000 (EUR 10,000).




News nr. 8267 of 18309
18/04/2014 16:15:00
Tsvetan Sokolov dreams of becoming Bulgaria's champion with Marek one day
18/04/2014 15:20:00
Luxembourg takes the lead half way through SCD U19 European finals
Advanced Search
From:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
To:
RadDatePicker
Open the calendar popup.
Search for:
select

LiveScore
There are no matches appointed for today


Calendar
Calendar
Title and navigation
<<<October 2017>>>
October 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
2526272829301
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345