FIVB Men's World Olympic Qualification Tournament 2012 | Bulgaria

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Bulgaria earn Olympic Games ticket


Bulgaria's ticket to London: Radostin Stoytchev is already flying

Sofia, Bulgaria, June 10, 2012 – For the eighth time in their history Bulgaria men’s team will participate in the Olympic Games. Radostin Stoytchev’s squad won the FIVB World Olympic Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, beating France, Egypt and Pakistan to clinch their Olympic Games ticket.

The final step was a victory over Egypt. 10,000 people in Armeec Arena Sofia cheered the Balkan Lions to defeat Pharaos 3-1 (25-16, 25-18, 20-25, 25-12). President of the State Rosen Plevneliev, vice Prime Minister Simeon Dyankov, Ambassadors and Members of the Parliament whitness so longed victory of Bulgaria.

Bulgaria coach, Radostin Stoytchev: "A dream comes true and a few people know that this victory was really suffered. I want to thank my assistant coach Camillo Placì and to say that our team deserved this victory. Thank you all, the players, the headquarters and last but not least the journalists but I am afraid I will forget someone so I apologize."

Egypt coach, Elshemerly Sherif: "Bulgaria has a great team and I wish them good luck. I hope next time we will play better and will rebuild our team and get back to the position we deserve."

Disappointed France defeated enthusiastic Pakistan in a 4 set match 1-3 (25-21, 20-25, 18-25, 13-25) but the Asian team got out of FIVB Olympic Qualification Tournament really happy because they have won their first set.

France captain, Pierre Pujol: "Pakistan played really well today. I saw all three matches of their team and every time they were so close to win a set and today they did it because they fought really well. For us it is the end and time to go home."

Pakistan coach, Hussain Mazhar: "France is a really good team. It's the first time that we are coming to a tournament like this and this means a lot of experience for our team. We played our matches well and did our best."

 

LIVE SCOREBOX

No

Phase

Date

Local
Time

GMT
Time

Teams

Live Score
Result

City

Description

Press
Conf.

Stats

Photos

1

A

08/06

17:30

14:30

EGY-FRA

1-3

Sofia

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2

A

08/06

20:30

17:30

PAK-BUL

0-3

Sofia

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3

A

09/06

17:30

14:30

EGY-PAK

3-0

Sofia

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4

A

09/06

20:30

17:30

FRA-BUL

1-3

Sofia

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5

A

10/06

17:30

14:30

PAK-FRA

1-3

Sofia

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6

A

10/06

20:30

17:30

BUL-EGY

3-1

Sofia

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Standing

 

Rk

Code

Team

Points

Matches

Results Details

Sets

Points

Played

Won

Lost

3-0

3-1

3-2

2-3

1-3

0-3

Won

Lost

Ratio

Won

Lost

Ratio

1

BUL

Bulgaria

9

3

3

1

2

9

2

4.500

273

216

1.264

2

FRA

France

6

3

2

1

2

1

7

5

1.400

284

263

1.080

3

EGY

Egypt

3

3

1

2

1

2

5

6

0.833

230

247

0.931

4

PAK

Pakistan

3

3

1

2

1

9

0.111

186

247

0.753

Best scorers

 

Rank

Shirt

Name

Team

Spike

Block

Serve

Total

1

12

Ngapeth Earvin

FRA

42

2

4

48

2

19

Sokolov Tsvetan

BUL

35

3

4

42

3

13

Badawy Mohamed

EGY

31

1

32

4

10

Ahmed Naseer

PAK

23

5

2

30

15

Aleksiev Todor

BUL

26

3

1

30

6

6

Kaziyski Matey

BUL

23

2

4

29

7

15

Tuia Samuele

FRA

27

1

28

8

4

Abdelhay Ahmed

EGY

19

1

7

27

4

Rouzier Antonin

FRA

21

3

3

27

10

1

Trèfle José

FRA

15

11

26

 

Highest Scorers day- by- day

19 – Naseer Ahmed of Pakistan vs France (10-6-12)

19 – Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria vs Egypt (10-6-12)

18 – Earvin Ngapeth of France vs Egypt (08-6-12)

18 – Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria vs France (09-6-12)

 

Top- Scoring Performances

19 – Naseer Ahmed of Pakistan vs France (10-6-12)

19 – Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria vs Egypt (10-6-12)

18 – Earvin Ngapeth of France vs Egypt (08-6-12)

18 – Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria vs France (09-6-12)

16 – Earvin Ngapeth of France vs Pakistan (10-6-12)

14 – Antonin Rouzier of France vs Bulgaria (09-6-12)

13 – Antonin Rouzier of France vs Egypt (08-6-12)

13 – Mohamed Badawy of Egypt vs France (08-6-12)

13 – Ahmed Abdelhay of Egypt vs Pakistan (09-6-12)

 

Top- Blocking Performances

8 – Teodor Todorov of Bulgaria vs France (09-6-12)

6 – Nikolay Nikolov of Bulgaria vs France (09-6-12)

6 – Jose Trefle of France vs Pakistan (10-6-12)

5 – Teodor Todorov of Bulgaria vs Egypt (10-6-12)

5 – Viktor Yosifov of Bulgaria vs Pakistan (08-6-12)

4 – Marien Moreau of France vs Pakistan (10-6-12)

4 – Naseer Ahmed of Pakistan vs France (10-6-12)

 

Top-Serving Performances

7 – Ahmed Abdelhay of Egypt vs Pakistan (09-6-12)

4 – Tsvetan Sokolov of Bulgaria vs Egypt (10-6-12)

3 – Kevin Le Roux of France vs Bulgaria (09-6-12)

2 – Earvin Ngapeth of France vs Bulgaria (09-6-12)

2– Antonin Rouzier of France vs Egypt (08-6-12)

2 – Nikolay Nikolov of Bulgaria vs Pakistan (08-6-12)

2 – Matey Kaziyski of Bulgaria vs France (09-6-12)

2 – Mohib Rasool of Pakistan vs France (10-6-12)

2 – Marien Moreau of France vs Pakistan (10-6-12)

2 – Earvin Ngapeth of France vs Pakistan (10-6-12)

 

Olympic Games Men’s Volleyball Qualified Teams

Hosts                                                 

Great Britain

2011 World Cup winner                         

Russia

2011 World Cup runners up                   

Poland

2011 World Cup third place                   

Brazil

Africa winner                                        

Tunisia

NORCECA winner                                  

USA

CEV winner                                          

Italy

CSV winner                                          

Argentina

AVC winner                                          

WOQT (JPN)

WOQT (BUL)

WOQT (GER)

Australia

Serbia

Bulgaria

Germany

 


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