World Club Champions Vakifbank Istanbul meet their fans
Just over two months out from the potential defence of their FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship in Zurich from May 7-11, players and staff mixed with supporters at Marmara Forum Mall in downtown Istanbul.
Fans had to chance to see the trophies from the Club World Championship, the CEV Champions League , the Turkish Premier League, the Turkish Cup” and the Turkish Super Cup as well as take photos and chat to their favourite players.
The Turkish Volleyball Federation’s Fabrika Volleyball programme took place at the same time with children aged 6-12 able to try out their skills and learn more about volleyball in Turkey.
VafiBank Istanbul play compatriots Eczacibasi Vitra Istanbul in the semifinals of the CEV Denizbank Volleyball Champions League on March 15 in Baku, Azerbijan. The winners of the final on March 16 will qualify for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship in Zurich from May 7-11.