Other European leagues 2016/2017 (Croatia, Ukraine, Slovenia)

  • ACH lost Eric Mochalski to VK CEZ Karlovarsko in the Czech league.


    They picked up Alex Slaught from USC. Those are some pretty big shoes to fill, but I still think ACH wins the Slovenian league.

  • Portuguese Cup 2016-2017


    Final


    SC Espinho - SL Benfica 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-22)


    SC Espinho: José Rojas, Hélio Sanches, Marco Ferreira, João Simões, Fabrício Silva and Miguel Maia (captain) - Hugo Ribeiro; Frederico Santos and Valdir Reis.
    SL Benfica: Mart Verkhoven, Tiago Violas, Raphael Oliveira, Flávio Soares, Joan Diaz and Hugo Gaspar (captain) - Ivo Casas; Raphael Margarido, André Lopes and Roberto Reis.


    Semifinals


    SC Espinho - AJ Fonte do Bastardo 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-20 )
    SL Benfica - Castelo da Maia GC 3-2 (29-27, 25-21, 21-25, 21-25, 15-9)


    It was the 12th Cup for Espinho. Pay attention that they have Miguel Maia in the roster, the legendary Portuguese indoor and outdoor volleyball player who is now 45!


    Source: FIVB

  • After years and years of domination Budvanska rivijera lost both domestic titles. New champions and Cup winners are Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje and those titles are the first in club history. What's more important Budvanska is on the edge of disappearing after huge financial debts made throughout years.


    1st match - Budvanska rivijera - Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje 2:3
    2nd match - Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje - Budvanska rivijera 3:0
    3rd match - Budvanska rivijera - Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje 1:3