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FIVB World League 2008 "Match of the Week"

The FIVB World League "Match of the Week," which is free for use by television channels, has been decided for each of the six weekends of Intercontinental Round action in the 2008 edition of the flagship event in Men's Volleyball.

The carefully selected "Match of the Week" is available to the World League's valued Host Broadcasters and other TV channels and is a successful way of introducing the World League to TV viewers.

TV channels interested in broadcasting a "Match of the Week" free of charge are requested to contact the FIVB TV and Marketing department for further information.

Intercontinental Round

Week Pool Match of the Week Date Time: GMT City Country
1 A   Brazil vs. Serbia Sunday, June 15 13:00 (10:00 local) Sao Paulo Brazil
2 C Spain vs. Finland Sunday, June 22 10:30 (12:30 local) Valladolid Spain
3 B Italy vs. Russia  Saturday, June 28 16:30 (18:30 local) Rome Italy
4 A  Serbia vs. Brazil Sunday, July 6 18:30 (20:30 local) Novi Sad Serbia
5 D Poland vs. Japan  Saturday, July 12 18:00 (20:00 local) Lodz Poland
6 C  Bulgaria vs. USA  Saturday, July 19 14:30 (17:30 local) Varna Bulgaria

The World League, launched by the FIVB in 1990, is a spectacular showcase for the crème de la crème of Men's Volleyball. The total attendance for the 2007 edition was 637,000 fans with total TV coverage of 2,244 hours. The Final Round in Poland was covered by 31 different TV channels, commented on in 23 in languages, beamed to 110 countries and had a TV audience of more than 1.1 billion.