The Dutch national volleyball team, the Golden European League Saturday started with a difficult victory against Croatia. The debut of coach Roberto Piazza was in Apeldoorn graced with a victory in five sets: 25-20, 17-25, 26-24, 20-25 and 15-10.
Croatia is the winner of the Silver European League, the level below the Golden League. The country is 23rd in the European rankings, Orange is the number nine of the continent.
Despite that difference was a very exciting duel, in which Orange, in the fourth set with a lead out of the hands gave but in the fifth company still profits to toetrok.
Wednesday occurs Orange against Spain. Estonia is the third opponent in the group. The winner of the poule, in which all the countries to each other two times, the place for the Final Four.
Piazza has been working since the beginning of this month in Orange. The Italian followed Gido Vermeulen, who last december left. The 51-year-old Piazza has signed a contract until the Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo.
We win with 3-2! The first win in the @CEVolleyball Golden League!
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AvatarAuteurLange_MannenMoment of plaatsen17:36 – may 25, 2019