Host countries: Italy, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Israel
Group A (Italy): Italy, Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Switzerland, Serbia
Group B (Bulgaria): Bulgaria, Spain, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, Croatia
Group C (North Macedonia) North Macedonia, Denmark, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic.
Group D (Israel) : Israel, France, Greece, Türkiye, Romania, Portugal
The first 4 countries from each group advance to 1/8th place
French choice 🇫🇷
Free player: Zhenya Grebennikov (Zenit St. Petersburg, Russia)
The Settlers: Benjamin Toniotti (Jastrzybski Weigel, Poland), Antoine Brizzard (Piacenza, ETA)
Sharp: Jan Butry (Jastrzybski Vigil, Poland), Stephen Boyer (Rzeszow, Poland).
Forwards: Kevin Tiley (Warsaw, Poland), Trevor Clevino (Zauwerci, Poland), Yacine Luati (Rzeszow, Poland), Timothy Karl (Berlin, Germany), Irvin Ngapeth (Hulkbank Ankara, Turkey).
Midfielders: Quentin Joffroy (Le Plessis Robinson, France), Daryl Poltour (Saint-Jean Delac, France), Barthelemy Cheninez (Loupe Civitanova, Italy), Nicolas Le Goff (Montpellier, France).
Coaching staff: Andrea Gianni (coach), Roberto Ciamara (assistant coach), Loic Geller (assistant coach), Pascal Fossard (manager), Jocelyn Lafond (doctor), Sebastien Villau and Romain Rollet (physiotherapists), Laurent Lesina (physical coach) ). Paolo Peroni and Valentin Roto (statisticians)
Monday 28 August
Belgium vs Italy: 0-3
Tuesday 29 August
Spain vs Bulgaria: 3-1
Greece vs. Israel: 2-3
Wed 30 Aug
Germany Against Estonia: 3-0
Serbia In front of Switzerland: 3-0
Slovenia Against Ukraine: 3-1
Finland Against Croatia: 3-0
Macedonia Against Denmark: 3-1
Romania vs. Portugal : 0-3
France vs Türkiye: 3-0 (25-20, 30-28, 27-25)
The French men’s team negotiated a good start to EuroVolley on Wednesday in Tel Aviv by having a good team from Turkey in three sets. This success launches the Blues well into the Euros where they have great ambitions.