The Volleyball Nations League (VNL) men’s final will reach an action-packed climax this weekend after hosts France, Olympic champions Brazil, world champions Poland, Russia, Serbia and the USA compete in the Men’s Finals at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France from July 4 to 8.
Volleyball fans from around the world can keep up with the latest scores, replays, schedules, news and player stats, thanks to the Volleyball World app, developed between FIVB and Microsoft.
The VNL is the biggest revolution in volleyball in the past decade and has set new standards for athlete and fan experience. The format of the event, competition rules and prize money are all equal, demonstrating the FIVB’s commitment to promoting gender equality.
Innovation is at the very heart of the VNL and by using the latest cutting-edge technology, the FIVB has provided fans, both in the stadium and watching all over the world, with more engagement than ever before – not only thanks to the Volleyball World app, but also thanks to courtside DJ’s and volleyball-inspired dance moves have made fans part of the action, teaching them the sport and keeping them entertained during breaks in play.
Last week at the Women’s Finals in Nanjing, China, saw the USA team crowned champions, twice coming back from losing positions to beat Turkey in five sets.
After five exciting weeks of Preliminary Round action, the top six teams in the men’s standings will now play this week for a place in the final, at the state-of-the-art Pierre Mauroy stadium in northern France, with the first matches scheduled to take place on July 4.