It is a special enocоunter between the head coaches of both teams, Greece’s Guillermo Naranjo and Czechia’s Ioannis Athanasopoulos. Both are close friends outside of the court, but on Monday, will seek for their team’s victories.
Greece are yet to record a victory, after losing to Bulgaria, Poland and Spain. Against the Spaniards, they fought hard, losing 2-3, and leading 8-3 in the tiebreak.
Czechia, on the other hand, had beaten precisely the team of Spain, taking a sweet revenge for the 2-3 loss in the Bronze medal match in the Final Four of the Golden #EuroLeagueW. Then, the players of Athanasopoulos recorded two losses - to Germany and Poland, respectively.
First RefereeDaniël JETTKANDTNEDSecond RefereeMarie-Catherine BOULANGERBEL
Kolodruma is the biggest multifunctional complex in Plovdiv, famous with modern architecture and impressive atmosphere. The hall is unique not only being the only covered Olympic-sized cycling track in the Balkans, but also for being able to host 22 sports at the highest level. Kolodruma has also a hall for warm up trainings, press center, locker rooms, coach rooms, LED screens, underground and grand parking for 438 cars. The Arena is connected to four boulevards so getting there is easy. Capacity: 6100
How To Attend
Naycho Tsanov Blvd., PLOVDIV, 4000 Capacity: 6100
City bus lines that have stops near the arena: 4, 10, 17, 99 PLOVDIV AIRPORT – distance to the hall is 12.2 km, cca. 15 min by car. There’s no public transportation from the airport. SOFIA AIRPORT – distance to the hall by car using highway A1 is 151 km and takes around 1 hour 40 minutes. Get directions
Olga started volleyball at the age of 7 and in 2014 she went to the USA combining studies and volleyball (UCLA Bruins and Miami Hurricanes). After finishing college she moved back to Europe, initially in France (she won the League with Beziers) and then in Poland (Enea PTPS Pila, Legionovia Legionowo and last season she celebrated the title as a player of Chemik Police).
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