Although Paris Volley fought for and won the right to compete in the playoffs earlier this spring, the team appears to have lost a larger battle against relegation.
The roller coaster ride of the will they or won’t they has ended for Paris Volley in the French Ligue A as the team won its final appeal to the French National Olympic and Sports Committee, earning back its spot in the playoffs.
As the saga of suspension for Paris Volley continues for a third straight week and enters its second round of appeals, the French Ligue A has announced it is postponing the playoffs at least a week.
On March 22, the National Directorate of Support and Management Control (DNACG) announced it had rejected Paris Volley’s appeal regarding suspension from the Ligue A playoffs.
Financial difficulties will keep Paris Volley out of the French league playoffs by order of the French Commission unless the team wins an appeal.
Reports have it that a French club will be looking to sign the sport’s biggest stars next season
After seven weeks, Chaumont and Poitiers find themselves atop the Ligue A table and face each other on Fri., Dec. 1.
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.
Learn what former UCLA All-American Mitch Stahl would tell a younger version of himself and other insights into his rookie season with Paris Volley.
Former UCLA All-American Mitch Stahl shares two things to watch for in today’s Ligue A match between his Paris Volley side and Poitiers.