Tokyo 2020 Olympic women’s volleyball – continental qualification match schedules

After Brazil, China, Italy, Russia, Serbia and USA joined hosts Japan in booking their place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s vollleyball tournament focus now turns to the individual continental Olympic volleyball qualifiers, which take place in January 2020.

Teams from Africa (CAVB), Asia & Oceania (AVC), Europe (CEV), North America (NORCECA) and South America (CSV) will do battle to secure just one qualification place per continent and complete the 12 team Olympic volleyball line up.

Each continental federation has a slightly different qualification format but by 12th January we will know which 5 teams will have booked their flights to compete at the 2020 Olympic women’s volleyball tournament.

Below are links to the full match schedules for each continental Olympic qualification tournament:

AVC Asian & Oceania women’s Olympic volleyball qualification match schedule

Australia, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), Indonesia, Iran, Kazakhstan, South Korea and Thailand will play 13 matches in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand between the 07 and 12 January 2020 to secure their berth at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

All times are local to Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand – UTC +7:

07 January
13:00 – Iran vs. Kazakhstan
15:30 – South Korea vs. Indonesia
18:00 – Chinese Taipei vs. Thailand

08 January
13:00 – Indonesia vs. Kazakhstan
15:30 – South Korea vs. Iran
18:00 – Australia vs. Chinese Taipei

09 January
13:00 – Iran vs. Indonesia
15:30 – Kazakhstan vs. South Korea
18:00 – Thailand vs. Australia

11 January
15:30 – Semifinals
18:00 – Semifinals

12 January
15:30 – 3/4 Final
18:00 – 1/2 Final

CAVB African women’s Olympic volleyball qualification match schedule

Botswana, Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria will play 10 matches in Yaounde, Cameroon between the 05 and 09 January 2020 to secure Africa’s final place in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

All times are local to Yaounde, Cameroon – UTC+1:

05 January
15:00 – Kenya vs. Egypt
18:00 – Botswana vs. Cameroon

06 January
15:00 – Botswana vs. Kenya
18:00 – Nigeria vs. Cameroon

07 January
15:00 – Nigeria vs. Egypt
18:00 – Cameroon vs. Kenya

08 January
15:00 – Botswana vs. Nigeria
18:00 – Egypt vs. Cameroon

09 January
15:00 – Nigeria vs. Kenya
18:00 – Egypt vs. Botswana

CEV European women’s Olympic volleyball qualification match schedule

Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and Turkey will play 15 matches in Apeldoorn, Netherlands between the 07 and 12 January 2020 to secure their final opportunity to qualify for Tokyo 2020.

All times are local to Apeldoorn, Netherlands – UTC+1.

07 January
13:00 – Germany vs. Turkey
16:00 – Poland vs. Bulgaria

08 January
13:00 – Croatia vs. Turkey
16:00 – Belgium vs. Germany
19:30 – Bulgaria vs. Netherlands

09 January
13:00 – Belgium vs. Croatia
16:00 – Bulgaria vs. Azerbaijan
19:30 – Netherlands vs. Poland

10 January
13:30 – Germany vs. Croatia
16:30 – Turkey vs. Belgium
20:00 – Poland vs. Azerbaijan

11 January
17:15 – Semifinals
20:45 – Semifinals

12 January
17:30 – Finals

CSV South American women’s Olympic volleyball qualification match schedule

Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela will play 6 matches in Bogota, Colombia between the 07 and 09 January 2020 to secure South America’s final place at Tokyo 2020.

All times are local to Bogota, Colombia – UTC-5.

07 January
18:00 – Argentina vs. Peru
20:30 – Venezuela vs. Colombia

08 January
18:00 – Argentina vs. Venezuela
20:30 – Peru vs. Colombia

09 January
18:00 – Peru vs. Venezuela
20:30 – Argentina vs. Colombia

NORCECA North American women’s Olympic volleyball qualification match schedule

Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico will play 6 matches in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic between the 10 and 12 January 2020 to secure North America’s final place at Tokyo 2020.

All times are local to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – UTC-4:

10 January
17:00 – Canada vs. Puerto Rico
20:00 – Dominican Republic vs. Mexico

11 January
17:00 – Puerto Rico vs. Mexico
19:00 – Canada vs. Dominican Republic

12 January
16:00 – Mexico vs. Canada
18:00 – Dominican Republic vs. Puerto Rico

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