Qatar national volleyball team arrived in Maribor, Slovenia, on Saturday for their training camp ahead of their first-ever participation in FIVB World League.
The camp will run till June 15, after which the team will move to another Slovenian city, Ljubljana, to debut in the prestigious tournament.
Italian head coach Roberto Piazza picked 19 players from the League and Emir Cup champions Al Arabi, El Jaish, Al Rayyan Club, Police and Al Sadd Club for the preliminary camp.
Qatar will take part in Group 3 along with Slovenia, Tunisia, Venezuela, Greece and Puerto Rico.
Qatar’s participation in the World League follows recent positive results at the 2015 Asian Championship where they finished fourth. The team is currently ranked 31st in the world.
LEAVE A COMMENT Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*
beIN Sports to broadcast ‘Welcome to Qatar’ exclusive series as it prepares for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar
Victory only option for Rayyan, Wahda
Al Duhail’s head coach Lamouchi disappointed with Al Ahli draw
No room for error for Xavi’s Al Sadd against Al Wehdat
Zimbabwe must be ‘almost flawless’ to rattle Pakistan, says Mawoyo
South Africa’s De Villiers to discuss T20 World Cup return with Boucher
Moeen stars for CSK in Dhoni’s 200th game as captain
UK minister says will act to stop Super League