Bulgaria through to #EuroVolleyU17M

Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia, March 05, 2021. Bulgaria claimed the first place in the 2021 U17 Balkan Championship – Men thus booked its place in the CEV U17 Volleyball European Championship 2021 - Men.

The last game of the tournament, Bulgaria vs. Serbia, was the decisive match up for the championship and #EuroVolleyU17M ticket.

After two wins in the first two days, hosts Serbia needed only one set to lead the group while Bulgaria needed a straight sets victory. In the end it was Bulgarian team who achieved its goal thanks to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-21) win.

Despite defeating Romania 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-19) and gaining second victory of the tournament, Turkey finished third.

Bulgaria will be in Albania on July 10-18 for the final round of #EuroVolleyU17M. Serbia, Turkey and Romania will compete in the 2nd Qualification Round on May 6-9.

Results (05.03.2021)

Romania - Turkey: 0-3 (16-25, 18-25, 19-25) (click here for stream)

Bulgaria - Serbia: 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-21) (click here for stream)

Final standings


Team

MP

MW

ML

SW

SL

P

1

Bulgaria

3

2

1

8

5

6

2

Serbia

3

2

1

6

5

6

3

Turkey

3

2

1

7

5

5

4

Romania

3

0

3

3

9

1