End EK for volleyball players after a large defeat against Belgium
The Dutch volleyball players Monday off on the European championship. Belgium was in Katowice, Poland with 3-0 too strong for the team of coach Gido Vermeulen.
The team had in the last team contest a victory of 3-0 or 3-1 is necessary to have a chance to keep on continue in the tournament, but that was not to be.
Against Belgium, Orange in both the first and second set was a nice lead, but that was both times given it away. It was 21-25, 21-25 and 21-25.
Orange was the tournament Friday started with a defeat of 3-1 against Turkey. Sunday, leaving the Dutch national volleyball team against reigning European champion France and three match points down and they lost with 3-2.
Belgium qualified as group winners directly to the quarterfinals and don’t have tussenronde to play.