FIVB Volleyball Club World Championships 2012


The 2012 Club World Championships bring together six squads from around the globe, including the top teams from Africa, Asia, Europe, NORCECA and South America. A sixth spot is reserved for a wild card entry.

Kenya Prisons earned the African berth by winning the Women’s African Club Champions Championship in Nairobi, Kenya, May 20. The Asian Women’s Club Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, was won by China’s Bohai Bank Volleyball Club (formerly Tianjin Bridgestone) on April 29. Fenerbahce Universal Istanbul of Turkey came away from the Indesit Champions League Final Four in Baku, Azerbaijan, on March 25 with the European title, while the wild card spot was awarded to Azerbaijan’s own Rabita Baku. Puerto Rico’s Lancheras de Catano were nominated to take NORCECA’s spot. Brazil's Sollys/Nestlé clinched the South American Women’s Club Championship for the fourth straight time and secured the last ticket to Qatar.

Continental results:

Women's African Clubs Championship - May 8-20, 2012 - Nairobi, KEN
1. Kenya Prisons (KEN)*
2. Kenya Pipelines (KEN)
3. Chlef of Algeria (ALG)
4. FAP
Asian WOmen's Club Championships - April 21-29, 2012 - Nakhon Ratchasima, THA
1. Tianjin Bridgestone (CHN - now Bohai Bank)*
2. Toray Arrows (JPN)
3. Chang
4. Zhetyssu
5. VTV Binh Dien L.An
6. Gitipasand
7. Asia World VC.
8. Malaysia
CEV Indesit Champions League Final Four - March 24-25, 2012 - Baku, AZE
1. Fenerbahce Universal Istanbul (TUR)*
2. RC Cannes (FRA)
3. Dinamo Kazan (RUS)
4. MC-Carnaghi Villa Cortese (ITA)
Team nomination
1. Lancheras de Catano (PUR)*
Women's South American Club Championship - September 3-9, 2012 - Sao Paulo, BRA
1. Sollys/Nestlé (BRA)*
2. Boca Juniors (ARG)
3. Universidad Católica Boliviana (BOL)
4. Club Deportivo Venezuela (PAR)