The MEVZA U18 Men’s Volleyball Tournament concluded in Zadar, Croatia with Slovenia clinching a remarkable victory over the Czech Republic, securing their place in the upcoming U18 European Championship this summer.
In a nail-biting final, the Slovenian U18 team showcased resilience and skill, overcoming a two-set deficit to triumph over the Czech Republic with a final score of 3-2 (18-25, 22-25). This comeback highlighted their determination and capability, earning them the well-deserved gold medal.
Earlier in the day, Israel claimed the bronze medal in a similarly intense match, edging out Austria with a 3-2 victory, relegating Austria to the fourth position.
The tournament’s conclusion marks a return for the players to their respective clubs. They will continue participating in their ongoing competitions, with the MEVZA club matches set to resume in ten days. This event has set the stage for an exciting European Championship, where these young talents will once again display their volleyball prowess.