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 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-Neuesedlung, Austria
  • Opponents: Group D: Spain, Slovakia, Austria
  • April 21-23, 2022
  • occasions and outcomes
  • stay

EM ticket solved – “Proud of the boys!”

With three victories, together with in the “closing” in opposition to Austria, the German U18 choice certified for the closing match of the European Championship in Tbilisi in July. National coach Dominik von Kanel’s facet, who gained 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 determination was determined in a tie-break. “It was excellent that we misplaced in two units and it was not straightforward as a result of Austria can be robust. 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 each day. The sport in opposition to Austria was at a really excessive stage, and so have been our opponents. Of course, we’re very pleased with this settlement. However, there are nonetheless issues we have to work on, however at the second we’re very pleased 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

In early April, the U-18 squad met in Heidelberg to organize for the European Championship qualifiers. After additional coaching classes and friendlies in Amberg, the staff traveled to Steinbrunn, Austria for the closing 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 closing 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 properly we will obtain one thing. It’s additionally 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 in opposition to 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 search out our manner in the first sport after which hopefully we will qualify. This is an enormous 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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