Jochen Schops has led Poitiers to an undefeated start to the season after a 3-1 win over Nantes Reze.
Levi Cabral will be playing in France again next season with Montpellier. He won the CEV Cup with Tours VB the last time he played in France in 2017.
Diogenes Zagonel, affectionately known as Zago, has ended his 10-year run with Spacer’s Toulouse. The 36-year old Brazilian outside hitter laced up his sneakers for the final time as Toulouse took on Nice last weekend.
With its week six win over Sete, Chaumont maintains a narrow, two-point edge over Tours and Poitiers at the top of the Ligue A table.
In this week’s must-see Ligue A match, #2 Montpellier travels to Robert Grenon Hall at the Sports Palace to take on #4 Tours.
With its sweep of Paris Volley, Stade Poitevin Volley Beach (Poitiers) remains one of five teams within three points of table-leading Chaumont VB 52.
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.