Posts by pappi

    Qualification tournament for WGP 2009 will be played.
    Qualification tournament for WGP 2010 won't be played (best 4 teams of ECH 2009 get qualify)


    exactly.....the top 4 teams from IECH will qualify to the next year WGP, and the WGP Qualification is about to carry out every other year from this year (2008 )...


    Apart from Poland which has auto-qualified, other top 5 teams from IECL 2007, plus a host country, will play a round robin tournament for the only 3 vacancies in WGP 2009 :heart:

    mroz fans will love these links....coz we can see all pictures about agata and her husband jacek.....


    first link: Mroz wedding ceremony in 2005, bridesmaid - Glinka and head coach Niemczyk were there as well.


    http://www.eastnews.com.pl/new…p?idPozycji=9351&strona=1


    and the second link: Charity activities for agata in december 2007


    http://eastnews.pl/news/biulet…kiedy=2007-12-05&strona=1


    it's fabulous, isnt it ?


    but the problem is that i couldnt download any pictures in higher definition, not even enlarged them....the website requires an ID and PW to log in first, which is just out of my hand...can anyone help me out from this crap....thanks so much :)

    well....exactly...liu and zhou are opposites...normally, only one of them can be the opposite to setter....but sometimes, liu doesnt need to stick to the bench until the coach's calling up...she has good defence and reception, she can substitute some back-zone player with poor defence


    besides, zhou and liu both has chance to make their starting line-ups, which depends on their physical condition, adversary's characteristics and tactic requirements.

    well....exactly...liu and zhou are opposites...normally, only one of them can be the opposite to setter....but sometimes, liu doesnt need to stick to the bench until the coach's calling up...she has good defence and reception, she can substitute some back-zone player with poor defence


    besides, zhou and liu both has chance to make their starting line-ups, which depends on their physical condition, adversary's characteristics and tactic requirements.


    you have the point, lothie, but i am not so sure that china is strong enough to beat brazil and italy


    feng kun just recovered, so is ruirui zhao; anf this year, i guess china is trying to have 2 spikers to receive, lets see what will happen in 08 Gp :huh:


    2 spikers to receive....that never happens....Coach Chen got Yanan Liu as Opposite in order to strengten the protection capacity...Both Liu and Zhou are good receivers, either of which will release one spiker...


    moreover, Liu can be a special defender as well..

    china NT has just completed the Liga A 2007-08 last Saturday. Tianjin Bridgestone Club stompped National Army Club by consecutive 3-0, 3-1, 3-1 to win the best of 3 matches. this is the sixth Champion title of Tianjin since the season of 2001-2002. A new convocation to prepare for the Beijing Olympic Games is about to begin on Jan. 1st, 2008. a 19 player roster has been announced on the 24th of December (Xmas Eve) by China Volleyball Association, in which added 2 young but talented outside hitters: Hui Ruoqi (192cm, 15 years old) and Zhao Yanni (187cm, 19 years old). However, it seemed that the widely-concerned news was the Return of Olympic MVP Feng Kun and the best Blocker, the tallest player in China NT Zhao Ruirui (197cm) after their treatment and Recovery in USA.


    the first period of convocation with 14 players was determined yesterday.


    all the info of those 14 Players as followed:


    Setter (2):
    Feng Kun 183cm 1979 Beijing
    Wei Qiuyue 182cm 1988 Tianjin


    Opposite (2):
    Zhou Suhong 182cm 1979 Zhejiang
    Liu Yanan 185cm 1980 Liaoning


    Outside Hitter (5):
    Wang Yimei 191cm 1988 Liaoning
    Yang Hao 183cm 1980 Liaoning
    Li Juan 187cm 1982 Tianjin
    Zhao Yanni 187cm 1988 Sichuan
    Hui Ruoqi 192cm 1991 Jiangsu


    Middle Blocker (4):
    Zhao Ruirui 197cm 1981 Army
    Xue Ming 194cm 1987 Beijing
    Xu Yunli 196cm 1987 Fujian
    Ma Yunwen 190cm 1986 Shanghai


    Libero (1):
    Zhang Xian 167cm 1985 Yunnan


    apart from the above 14 players, Zhang Yuehong (OH), Song Nina (S), Chen Yao (MB), Li Shan (Oppo), Zhang Na (L), completing the 19 Roster, will not attand the convocation this time.


    (News Source: Pappi)

    the olympic world qualification held in Japan next May will be the very last chance for Dominicans to go to Beijing....coz they are the best ranked NORCECA team in the world apart from Cuba which has been qualified....however, its gonna be very tough for them


    in Tokyo


    Dominican republic NT will probably meet the 4 top teams from Asian championships: Japan, Thailand, Korea, Kazakhstan, two out of Russia/Serbia/Poland, and either Kenya or Egypt....they dont even have too much chance to win 3 of them.... :heart: