German Men's NT 2019

  • Giani selected 23 players for the upcoming VNL tournament:

    http://www.volleyball-verband.…n-vorbereitung-am-3--mai/


    Setters:

    Lukas Kampa (J. Wegiel), Adam Kocian (United Volleys), Tomas Kocian (Düren), Jan Zimmermann (Maaseik)


    Outside Hitters:

    Christian Fromm (J.Wegiel), David Sossenheimer (Friedrichshafen), Moritz Karlitzek (United Volleys), Denys Kaliberda (Modena), Ruben Schott (Gdansk), Moritz Reichert (Berlin), Tim Peter (Herrsching)


    Middle Blocker:

    Markus Böhme (Olympiacos P.), Noah Baxpöhler (Lüneburg), Anton Brehme (VCO Berlin), Jacob Günthör (Friedrichshafen), Tobias Krick (United Volleys), Lukas Maase (Düren), Louis Kunstmann (VCO / United Volleys)


    Opposites:

    Simon Hirsch (Milano), Christoph Marks (Ortona), Linus Weber (VCO / BR Volleys)


    Libero:

    Julian Zenger (United Volleys), Ivan Batanov (VCO Berlin)


    Grozer will skip VNL but he will join the team later towards ECH. Other names missing are Friedrichhafen's Phillip Collin and Daniel Malescha who probably both declined invitation.


    There is a rich choice beween many decent OHs, albeit no one actually represents (yet?) real worldclass. But still It will be a tough job for Giani to find the best working pairing.


    It will be interesting too, which setter will be selected for the spot behind Kampa. Tomas Kocian played a very good season in Düren and imo deserves a chance to play in VNL. Zimmermann will have to do well when he gets a chance, in order to keep his place.

  • TimHH

    Changed the title of the thread from “Germany Men's NT 2019” to “German Men's NT 2019”.
  • Moritz Reichert's performance was a bit disappointing this season, injured two times plus inconsistent performance. I hope he can be in better shape during NT season.


    I'm not sure how well Tobias Krick recovers. He skipped almost the whole club season because of back injury. Hope he is okay now.


    I really hope Linus Weber will get more time on court. He has some potentials but need more playing time in the team.

  • I really hope Linus Weber will get more time on court. He has some potentials but need more playing time in the team.

    Yes, i am also curious. I am not sure whether he can deliver already against the very best but surely he will get his chance.


    If we talk about the young players i am also interested in Anton Brehme. Imho he is a massively talented MB who could add a lot to the team especially if we talk about the offensive part.