August 18, 2003 - The French men's Volleyball team arrived in Jablonec, Czech Republic on Monday for a four-nation tournament with Serbia and Montenegro, the Czech Republic and Russia in a warm up series for the European Championship which runs from September 5-14 in Germany.
However, the team is missing star captain Dominique Daquin who is suffering from a sprained ankle.
Daquin, who has been replaced by Jean-Charles Monneraye, is being rested to prepare for the European Championship, which offers qualification spots for the 2003 World Cup.
19/08/03 France v Serbia and Montenegro
20/08/03 France v the Czech Republic
21/08/03 France v Russia
22/08/03 Rest Day
23/08/03 Rest Day
24/08/03 France v Russia
Jean Charles MONNERAYE
Loïc De KERGRET
Following the tournament France will return home for two matches against Russia on August 30 and September 1 in Cannet.