The women’s side of the 2018 CEV Champions League has finished up their second-round play with some bigger names having to fight their way through the first round of play.
The Dutch squad upset Italy with a very one sided 3-0 win behind another Lonneke Slöetjes’s gem performance. Serbia did its homework and ended Belarus’s surprising Euro run.
The playoffs stage of the 2017 CEV European Women’s Championships have officially begun, with Belarus and the Czech Republic set to battle each other after making it through the pool play phase of the tournament.
Title favorites dominate play. Meanwhile, Georgia, Hungary, and Belgium are the first squads eliminated.
Europe’s hottest teams continue impressive EuroVolley start
Italy, Serbia and The Netherlands start out very strong, while “coachless” Russia needed five sets to down underdogs Ukraine.