FIVB: World League Dates Announced

Adam Simac and the rest of our Men's National Team will travel to Finland to take on the Fins June 28th-30thThe FIVB has released the schedule for the 2013 FIVB Men’s World League this summer, and Canadian fans will have the chance to watch our Men’s National team take on the Netherlands, Egypt, and Korea on home soil.

They will then travel to Finland, then to Japan to close out the Intercontinental Round of the World League.

Volleyball Canada has yet to announce venues for these three sets of home matches, but as soon as they do, we will be the first ones to notify you.

Canada finds itself in Pool C, a pool they would have to win to qualify for the World League Finals, which have yet to be announced. Both Pool A and Pool B will send three teams to the Finals, with the winner of Pool C and the host rounding it out to eight teams.

Here’s the complete schedule for this year’s Intercontinental Round:

 

SCHEDULE BY POOL

When we have city locations for each of these matches, we will update this post.  Until then, know that the first team listed in the match up is the home team, and the second is the away.

Pool A

June 7th - 9th, 2013

  • Poland vs. Brazil
  • USA vs. Argentina
  • France vs. Bulgaria

June 14th - 16th, 2013

  • USA vs. France
  • Argentina vs. Brazil

June 21st - 23rd, 2013

  • Bulgaria vs. Argentina
  • France vs. Poland

June 28th - 30th, 2013

  • Brazil vs. France
  • Poland vs. Argentina
  • USA vs. Bulgaria

July 5th - 7th, 2013

  • Brazil vs. Bulgaria
  • Poland vs. USA

July 12th - 14th, 2013

  • Brazil vs. USA
  • Bulgaria vs. Poland

POOL B

 

Host country

June 7-9

June 14-16

June 21-23

June 28-30

July 5-7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russia

RUS - IRI

RUS - SRB

RUS - ITA

 

 

 

Italy

ITA - GER

ITA - CUB

 

ITA - IRI

 

 

Cuba

CUB - SRB

 

 

CUB - RUS

CUB - IRI

 

Serbia

 

 

 

SRB - GER

SRB-ITA

 

Germany

 

 

GER - CUB

 

GER - RUS

 

Iran

 

IRI - GER

IRI - SRB

 

 

 

 

 

POOL C

 

Host country

May 31-June 2

June 7-9

June 14-16

June 21-23

June 28-30

July 5-7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canada

CAN - NED

CAN - EGY

CAN - KOR

 

 

 

Korea

KOR - JPN

KOR - FIN

 

 

KOR - NED

 

Finland

FIN - EGY

 

 

 

FIN - CAN

FIN - NED

Netherlands

 

NED - JPN

 

NED - EGY

 

 

Japan

 

 

JPN - FIN

 

 

JPN - CAN

Egypt

 

 

 

 

EGY - JPN

EGY - KOR