In the premier match of week four, Chaumont VB 52 defeated Ligue A leader Montpellier UC in a five-set thriller.
The Ligue A match of the week features #1 Montpellier against Chaumont, the defending champions who were in third place going into week four play.
After three weeks, the Montpellier UC side leads the table ahead of a much-anticipated match with reigning champs, Chaumont VB-52, on Sat., Nov. 4.
After the first two weeks of Ligue A play, Tours VB tops the table, but will be tested on Saturday when they travel to the City of Lights to play Paris Volley.
In week one of Ligue A play, Mohamed Al Hajdadi scored 36 points for his Poitiers side in a thrilling five-set victory over GFC Ajaccio.
Chaumont VB 52 defeated GFC Ajaccio in four sets to claim the 2017 French Men’s Super Cup on October 7, 2017.
Returning for his 4th season with GFC Ajaccio, libero Jean-Francois Exiga hopes to push his side to a Ligue A title.
What will the new season hold for the Chaumont 52 side after winning the French Ligue A championship in 2016-2017.
After finishing 3rd in Ligue A play and losing in the Ligue A semifinals to Spacer’s Toulouse, Tours VB won the 2017 CEV Cup against Italian side Diatec Trentino.
Last year’s league champion, Chaumont VB 52, will try to repeat as champions of a league that’s competitive from top to bottom.