As the first ‘graduates’ to the FIVB VNL from the Challenger Cup Bulgaria will be out to prove that they deserve their place in the tournament.
There is no doubting Russia’s heritage and potential but they’ve struggled to deliver in recent years – will 2019 be the start of their revival?
Can Serbian superstar Tijana Bošković inspire her team to a second major title in a row? They have talent & experience throughout the team but will it be enough
As Dominican Republic bid to improve on a 14th place last year they face an unbelievably difficult start to the tournament – will it be too much for them?
Winifer Fernandez was a star of the FIVB Volleyball Nations League in 2018, but this year the 24-year-old libero has not made the Dominican Republic’s squad.
Michelle Bartsch-Hackley says “anyone could grab the title” at this summer’s Volleyball Nations League as the outside hitter prepares to defend the title.
Brazil’s preparations for the FIVB VNL 2019 have been blighted by several key player withdrawals & injuries. They have the strength in depth but can they use it
Poland’s performance at last year’s FIVB VNL felt like the start of something new. A repeat showing at this year’s VNL would prove that was more than a one off.
After finishing 10th in the inaugural FIVB VNL in 2018 can Japan’s defensive capabilities propel them up the rankings in 2019?
Can Lang Ping & Zhu Ting inspire China to a gold in this year’s VNL or will they simply use the tournament as a stepping stone in the development towards Tokyo?
With star middle blocker Robin de Kruijf returning following injury can the Dutch fulfil their obvious potential and claim a medal at the FIVB VNL 2019?
Coach Jamie Morrison described the Dutch national team’s schedule as “a little bit ridiculous” as he prepares for three major international tournaments.
Coming off the back off 11th place in the 2018 FIVB VNL can the German’s build on that performance and gain more experience for their young team?
After a questionable FIVB VNL but a impressive performance in the FIVB World Championship in 2018 no one quite knows what to expect from Italy.
Paolo Egonu will star for Italy at the FIVB Nations League after she was included in coach Davide Mazzanti’s 25-woman squad.
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