Within the 2022/23 season, 9 VBL groups have the chance to let the balls fly within the European Cup competitors. (Picture: Conny Kurth)
Within the 2022/23 season, Volleyball Bundesliga (VBL) groups have many alternatives to compete with high European groups within the European Cup. Because the European Volleyball Federation (CEV) introduced, there are 9 beginning locations for German groups sooner or later.
Germany’s girls progressed from seventh to sixth place within the Champions League standings and thus secured their second first place in Europe’s high competitors. Within the joint place of the CEV Cup and the Problem Cup, Germany takes the eighth place and thus will get the primary two locations within the CEV Cup and one place within the Problem Cup.
The lads are nonetheless in 4th place within the Champions League standings and can subsequently begin once more with two groups within the Champions League subsequent season. Within the Problem Cup, the German league has two first locations.
“This is a vital occasion concerning our aim to develop the Girls’s Volleyball Bundesliga into the highest 3 European leagues within the medium time period. The CEV rating system counts the achievements of the previous three years. This reveals that we’re heading in the right direction and that our groups’ funding is paying off. For males, we’ve two golf equipment in Berlin and Friedrichshafen that characterize the Bundesliga at Europe’s highest degree for years. Solely this season have the Berliners confirmed as soon as once more that they’re on par with one of the best European groups“, explains Julia Retzlaff, Managing Director of VBL Sports activities.
Within the present season, 9 Bundesliga groups are additionally represented in worldwide competitions: Dresdner SC, third within the desk, was narrowly eradicated from the Champions League group stage. Allianz MTV Stuttgart and SSC Palmberg Schwerin received the CEV Cup very nicely – the ladies from Stuttgart needed to concede defeat to the highest crew Eczacibasi Istanbul within the last and have been subsequently in a position to take dwelling the silver medal. For SC Potsdam, the journey to the Problem Cup ended within the spherical of 16.
Within the males’s Bundesliga, two everlasting company within the Champions League have been additionally within the premier class within the 2021/22 season: serial champions BERLIN RECYCLING Volleys reached the quarter-finals, in Häfler, nevertheless, the group stage ended.
United Volleys Frankfurt, SWD powervolleys Düren and SVG Lüneburg characterize the colours of Germany within the CEV Cup. Düren managed to get into the final 16 and Frankfurt reached the spherical of 16.
The beginning rights within the Champions League go to the champion and the runner-up. The third place within the championship has the appropriate to take part within the CEV Cup for girls and the Problem Cup for males. Girls’s groups positioned behind the Champions League and CEV Cup contributors within the desk are eligible to take part within the Problem Cup. The winners of the DVV Cup are assured a spot within the CEV Cup if they don’t begin within the Champions League.
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