After winning the Polish League Championship, PGE Skra has re-signed head coach Roberto Piazza for next season.
Seven service aces and 27 Canadian miscues lifted Poland past Canada and put the home team atop the Volleyball Nations League standings at 3-0 with the maximum nine points, meanwhile Russia put up 12 blocks to end any thoughts of a Korean upset to wrap Pool 3 play on Sunday.
Russia and Poland each turned in 13 blocks in a pair of Day 1 sweeps to open Volleyball Nations League Pool 3 play in Katowice.
Poland, thanks to the healthy return of Dawid Konarski, will be the most complete offense in pool 3 this week. But, they’ll need Bartolomiej Lemanski (above) to step up and support the middle.
The 2017 FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship MVP, Jakub Kochanowski, has signed with Plus Liga champion PGE Skra Belchatow.
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.
One of the season’s most expected teams has just been announced
July brought the women’s World Grand Prix, the culmination of the men’s World League and several AVP and FIVB beach titles en route to the Beach World Championships slated for the end of the month.
Poland won their 3rd FIVB U21 World Championship title on Sunday with a 3-0 sweep of Cuba.
Poland grabbed its third U21 gold medal, following titles in 1997 and 2003, with a sweep of Cuba in the championship match on Sunday.