Bulgaria secured the title with one match to go

Prishtina, Kosovo, July 23, 2021. Bulgaria managed to gain an important victory against Turkey and secured the title before the final day matches in the ​​2021 U20 Balkan Championship - Men.

Bulgarian team’s victory against Turkey came after a four set thriller. Despite splitting the first two sets, Bulgaria took the initiative and won 3-1. After the conclusion of the tournament on Saturday, Bulgaria will be crowned as the champions no matter what happens in the final day matches. 

Other two game of the day also witnessed four set fights in which Albania and Montenegro were the winners.

Results (23.07.2021)

Albania - Kosovo: 3-1 (26-24, 22-25, 25-16, 25-17)

Montenegro - North Macedonia: 3-1 (25-18, 15-25, 27-25, 25-20) 

Bulgaria - Turkey: 3-1 (25-18, 18-25, 25-22, 25-19)

Standings


Team

M

MW

ML

SW

SL

P

1

Bulgaria

4

4

0

12

2

12

2

Turkey

4

3

1

10

6

8

3

Montenegro

4

2

2

8

7

6

4

North Macedonia

4

2

2

7

7

6

5

Albania

4

1

3

5

10

4

6

Kosovo

4

0

4

2

12

0

Schedule (24.07.2021)

12.30 Kosovo - Bulgaria

15.00 Albania - Montenegro

17.30 North Macedonia - Turkey