Serbia to face Bulgaria in friendly match
Serbia are looking to improve on last year's 11th place finish in the World Grand Prix|
Ruma, Serbia, July 23, 2013 – The women’s national
volleyball team of Serbia, the reigning European Champions, will face Bulgaria
in two friendly matches before the start of the 2013 FIVB World Grand Prix.
The matches will be played in the City of Ruma, Serbia, on Wednesday, July 24
at 19:00 CET, and on Thursday, July 25 at 17:00 CET in the Hall of Sports.
This will be Serbia’s third year in a row participating in the FIVB World Grand
Prix. They will host Pool F matches in the second weekend of the intercontinental
round in Belgrade, from August 9 to 11, where they will play the USA, the
Netherlands and Algeria.
In the first weekend of the intercontinental round, Serbia
will play in Pool B in Santo Domingo against the host team as well as Puerto
Rico and the Czech Republic. On the third weekend (August 16 to 18) matches
will take place in Vuhan (China) against the hosts as well as Poland and
The World Grand Prix Finals will be played from August 28 to September 1 in
Sapporo, Japan, and the best five teams from the Intercontinental Round will
earn a spot alongside the hosts.