Mladost Zagreb book last Final Four spot

Mladost ZAGREB secured the last spot available to compete in the men’s MEVZA League Final Four tournament. Croatia’s reigning national champions cruised to a commanding straight-sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-21) away win over Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO) on Saturday night. Calcit Volley’s Boyan Yordanov as well as Mladost’s Bojan Dukic and Tomislav Mitrasinovic shared the best scorer honours with 15 points each.

Mladost ZAGREB - PHOTO © CEV
Mladost ZAGREB – PHOTO © CEV

As a result, Mladost ZAGREB finished second in the regular season, ten points behind the defending champions ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO) and just a point in front of Calcit Volley. Alongside those three teams, hosts Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL (AUT) will contest this season’s climax in Zwettl on March 4 and 5.

On Sunday, fifth-placed Mladost Ribola KASTELA (CRO) celebrated a 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-18) home victory against bottom of the table OK Mladost BRCKO (BIH). The last two matches in the main round will take place next Saturday.

Men’s MEVZA League, regular season

15.02.: Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO) vs. HAOK Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) 0:3 (18:25, 21:25, 21:25)
16.02.: OK Mladost Ribola KASTELA (CRO) vs. OK Mladost BRCKO (BIH) 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-18)
22.02., 19:00: SK Zadruga AICH/DOB (AUT) vs. OK Mladost Ribola KASTELA (CRO)
22.02., 19:00: OK Mladost BRCKO (BIH) vs. Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL (AUT)

Final Four participants: ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO), Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) Calcit Volley KAMNIK (SLO), hosts Union Raiffeisen WALDVIERTEL (AUT)

Results European Cups

CEV Champions League Volley 2020 – Women Pool Play (Leg 6)

18.02., 17:00: C.S.M. Volei Alba BLAJ (ROU) – Vasas Óbuda BUDAPEST (HUN)
18.02., 18:00: Nova KBM Branik MARIBOR (SLO) – Savino Del Bene SCANDICCI (ITA)

CEV Champions League Volley 2020 – Men Pool Play (Leg 6)

19.02., 17:00: Jihostroj CESKE BUDEJOVICE (CZE) – TRENTINO Itas (ITA)
19.02., 18:00: ACH Volley LJUBLJANA (SLO) – Fakel NOVY URENGOY (RUS)

CEV Volleyball Cup 2020 – Women, quarter-finals (leg 1)

20.02., 20:00: Mladost ZAGREB (CRO) vs. Grupa Azoty Chemik POLICE (POL)

CEV Volleyball Challenge Cup 2020 – Women, quarter-finals (leg 1)

18.02., 18:30: Swietelsky BÉKÉSCSABA (HUN) vs. Olympiacos PIRAEUS (GRE)
20.02., 19:00: Askö LINZ-STEG (AUT) vs. THY ISTANBUL (TUR)

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