German Volleyball Association – Halle: second qualifying round of the U18 European Championship

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The second round of qualifying for the 2022 European U18 Championship for the German U18 males is scheduled for April. National coach Dominik von Kanel’s staff will face Austria, Spain and Slovakia in Steinbrunn-Neyesedlung (AUT).

  • 2nd round of qualifying for the 2022 U-18 European Championship
  • Steinbrunn-Neyesedlung, Austria
  • Opponents: Group D: Spain, Slovakia, Austria
  • April 21-23, 2022
  • occasions and outcomes
  • reside

EM ticket solved – “Proud of the boys!”

With three victories, together with in the “ultimate” towards Austria, the German U18 staff certified for the ultimate match of the European Championship in Tbilisi in July. National coach Dominik von Kanel’s aspect, who received 3-0 (vs. Spain) and three-1 (vs. Slovakia), additionally secured first place in Qualifying Group D with a 3-2 win over hosts Austria.

In an thrilling sport to win the group, it was thrilling once more after going 2-0 down and the choice was determined in a tie-break. “It was superb that we misplaced in two units and it was not straightforward as a result of Austria can be sturdy. I’m proud that the guys did it and that we certified for the European Championship collectively. An excellent efficiency from usexclaims Dominique von Kanel.We improved quite a bit all through the match, we have been a bit nervous on the first day, however after that we improved on daily basis. The sport towards Austria was performed at a really excessive degree, and so have been our opponents. Of course, we’re very proud of this settlement. However, there are nonetheless issues we have to work on, however at the second we’re very completely happy to have the ability to go to the European Championship..”

sport schedule

April 21, 2022, at 6:00 p.m
  1. Match: Germany – Spain
3-0 (25:22, 25:22, 25:22) Resurrection
April 22, 2022, 6:00 p.m
  1. Match: Germany – Slovakia
3:1 (25:14, 20:25, 25:19, 25:17) Resurrection
April 23, 2022, 3:30 p.m
  1. Match: Germany – Austria
3:2 (26:24, 25:22, 17:25, 15:25, 15:10) Resurrection

At the starting of April, the U18 nationwide staff met in Heidelberg to arrange for the European Championship qualifiers. After additional coaching periods and friendlies in Amberg, the staff traveled to Steinbrunn, Austria for the ultimate round of European Championship qualifiers. Germany face three opponents in Group D, so there are three video games to go. The winner of the group will qualify for the ultimate match of the U18 European Championship (July 9-17) in Tbilisi (Georgia).

National coach Dominik von Kanel:We know what we will do and if we play nicely we will obtain one thing. But it is also the first main worldwide match for the boys European Championship qualifiers, something is feasible and it will not be straightforward. All the opponents can play good volleyball, the sport towards the Austrians will certainly be the most fascinating, however the different groups are additionally good, they shouldn’t be underestimated. We had some actually good days on the course in Heidelberg and the friendlies additionally helped us to progress, even when we did not get the finest outcomes. It’s essential to seek out our approach in the first sport after which hopefully we will qualify. This is a giant objective.”


Felix Baumann MTV Ludwigsburg
Florian Forschner Rottenburg TV
Tristan Froebel 1. Sonneberger VC/VCO Berlin
Daniel Gunter TSV Unterhaching/VCO Munich
Benjamin Kirsch VK Dresden
Maximilian Koenig SVC Nordhausen/VJ Frankfurt
Neo Laumann Düren TV/VJ Frankfurt
Jonas Muller SSC Volleyball Team/VCO Berlin
Ian Shane TSV Grafing/VCO Munich
Gilio certainly Rottenburg TV
Arthur Wenner VK Dresden
Tim Thurp Berlin TSC/VCO Berlin


nationwide coach Dominik von Kanel
assistant coach To Kevin Bradt
assistant coach Sonke Hinz
assistant coach Sebastian Reinhardt
physiotherapist Suzanne Koshnik
physiotherapist Oliver Rife
physiotherapist Simon Thoso
scout Florian Zak

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