28. 08. 2019

FIVB announces wild card winners and pools composition for 2019 Club World Championship

Source: fivb.com; Photo: clubworldchampionships.2018.women.fivb.com

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The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) awarded four wild cards for the 2019 Club World Championship and announced pools for the tournament that will be held on December 3-8 in Shaoxing, China.

 

The FIVB awarded wild cards to the Italian team Imoco Volley Conegliano, two Turkish sides - the defending world champions VakıfBank and Eczacıbaşı VitrA, and Brazilian Dentil/Praia Clube.

These four teams joined other three that secured their berths based on results: Italian side Igor Gorgonzola Novara (2019 CEV Champions League winners), Brazilian Itambé/Minas (2019 South American Championship titleholders) and Chinese Tianjin Bohai Bank (2019 Asian Championship winners).

Guangdong Evergrande earned their place as the tournament hosts.

Pools composition:

Pool A: Guangdong (CHN), Imoco (ITA), Minas (BRA), Eczacıbaşı (TUR)

Pool B: Tianjin (CHN), Novara (ITA), Praia (BRA), VakıfBank (TUR)

 

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