After a month off, the Turkish Women’s Soltones League has returned to action, with a number of easy matches along with some hard-fought battles.
VakifBank Istanbul claimed a tough four-set match between city rivals Galatasaray in the fourth round of the 2018 Champions League.
Round 6 of the Vestel Venus Sultanlar Ligi has shown a great divide between the top-three teams in the league and the rest of the pack.
She will join Tatiana Kosheleva, Dobriana Rabadžieva, and Hristina Ruseva in trying to win Galatasaray’s first Turkish title in its long history.
Who will advance to EuroVolley’s semifinals?
Italy, Azerbaijan, Serbia, and Russia win trip straight to quarterfinals. Meanwhile, their opponents will be determined from a simple playoff system that will feature the remaining teams. Ukraine, Belgium, Hungary, and Georgia are already 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.
Volleymob ranks the teams to watch out for in this year’s EuroVolley
Russia will use a balanced roster at the upcoming European Championships with many players having been huge fixtures on the team this summer.