On paper, the Americans are the odds on favorite to win Pool 2, with Argentina offering the biggest challenge. However, the roster will be a bit young without the services of Micah Christenson, Matt Anderson and Aaron Russell, who just finished Champions League play.
2017 World League Champions France take on a stacked field including Japan, Iran, and Australia.
Week 1 of the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League will get underway on Friday in France, China, Poland, and…
After helping his team to an NCAA Championship earlier this month, Kyle Ensing will travel to Ningbo, China to open the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League this weekend.
Australia will have to find new avenues for offense without both their 6’9″ captain Paul Carroll (above), and outside hitter Nathan Roberts, in Rouen this week.
Iran prepared for the FIVB Men’s Nations League with two matches against France.
Head Coach of the Iranian Men’s team weighs in on the FIVB Men’s Nations League.
Clevenot scored 12 points in the World League gold medal match last year.
With a travel schedule including 15 matches on multiple continents over five weeks, there is no question that the Volleyball Nations League will be taxing for all involved teams, but Brazilian coach Renan Dal Zotto and his team have taken their complaints about this grueling slate to the next level, dubbing it as “inhuman.”
Six members of the 2016 Olympic team, which finished fifth, are included in Poland’s announced roster of 15 ahead of Week 1 of the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League.