Bulgaria’s glory day in Prishtina

Prishtina, Kosovo, July 24, 2021. 2021 U20 Balkan Championship - Men came to an end with the glory of Bulgaria on Saturday, in Prishtina, Kosovo. Bulgarian team gained 15 points in 5 games during the tournament and finished the championship undefeated.

In the final day of the tournament, Bulgaria faced hosts Kosovo. It was Bulgaria who controlled the game and won in straight sets. Turkey also secured a 3-0 victory against North Macedonia while Albania needed a five set thriller to overcome Montenegro.

Results (24.07.2021)

Bulgaria - Kosovo: 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-19) 

Albania - Montenegro: 3-2 (18-25, 25-20, 25-15, 22-25, 15-12)

Turkey - North Macedonia: 3-0 (​​25-19, 25-17, 25-12)

Final Standings


Team

M

MW

ML

SW

SL

P

1

Bulgaria

5

5

0

15

2

15

2

Turkey

5

4

1

13

6

11

3

Montenegro

5

2

3

10

10

7

4

North Macedonia

5

2

3

7

10

6

5

Albania

5

2

3

8

12

6

6

Kosovo

5

0

5

2

15

0

Individual Awards 

Most Valuable Player (MVP) – Aleksandar Nikolov (BUL)

Best Setter – Stoil Palev (BUL)

Best Oppossite – Djordi Jovovic (MNE)

Best Outside Spiker – Alper Ayar (TUR)

Best Middle Blocker – Emanuel Driza (ALB)

Best Libero – Bojan Djambazov (MKD)

Fair Play - Endrit Nrecaj (KOS)