2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League begins21 May 2019
The 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League (VNL) begins today! Let’s check the Week 1 schedule.
Also known as the World Grand Prix until 2018, the VNL’s second edition consists of five weeks and the Finals, where the group stage’s first five teams and the hosting country, China, will compete between July 3 and 7.
Eczacıbaşı VitrA’s successful libero Simge Aköz and young talents Hande Baladın and Yasemin Güveli will represent Turkey in the VNL Opener week.
Kim, Tijana, Lauren, Carli and Natalia will also spend the summer period with their national teams.
Turkish National Team will play Week 1 in Serbia with South Korea, Netherlands and Serbia, respectively.
Week 1 Schedule*
May 21, Tuesday
5 pm Korea - Turkey (CEST)
8 pm Serbia – Netherlands (CEST)
5 pm Belgium – USA (EEST)
8 pm Brazil – China (GMT-3)
May 22, Wednesday
5 pm Serbia – Korea (CEST)
8 pm Netherlands – Turkey (CEST)
5 pm Japan – USA (EEST)
8 pm Brazil – Dominican Republic (GMT-3)
May 23, Thursday
5 pm Netherlands – Korea (CEST)
8 pm Serbia – Turkey (CEST)
8.30 pm USA – Bulgaria (EEST)
8 pm Brazil – Russia (GMT-3)
*All games are listed in local time.
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