Polish Women: Tauron MKS Signs Croatian Setter Ana Grbac

  0 Liam Smith | December 21st, 2017 | European volleyball, International Volleyball, News, Polish League, Pro Indoor, Women's Transfers

Tauron MKS, of the Polish PlusLiga, has just announced in its official website the signing of Croatian setter Ana Grbac until the end of the season. The 29-year-old 6’2″ setter, who is also a member of the Croatian national team, is very experienced, and is just coming off an excellent CEV European Championship performance. She has played in all major European leagues during her career:

  • Italy’s Sirio Perugia (2006–2008) (Domestic and Champions League Champion)
  • Croatia’s ŽOK Rijeka (2008–2009) (Domestic Champion)
  • Switzerland’s Volero Zurich (2009–2011)
  • Poland’s Budowlani Łódź (2011–2012)
  • Azerbaijan’s Azerrail Baku (2012–2013)
  • Azerbaijan’s Lokomotiv Baku (2013–2014)
  • Switzerland’s Volero Zurich (2014–2015)
  • Romania’s CS Volei Alba-Blaj (2015–2016) (Domestic Champion)

In the hiring of Grbac, Tauron’s general management expressed her experience and winning career as major motives for the signing:

We were looking for an experienced setter that could help our younger players to develop. At the present time, the only such volleyball player is Anna Grbac. She knows the Polish league and its realities. Let us hope that all formalities will be finalized soon, so she may play in our game against Chemik Police – Adam Malik, Tauron MSK Sports Director

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