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Bulgaria amongst volleyball's cream for 2019 Women's VNL

Lima, Peru, June 24, 2018 - Bulgaria survived a first-set scare and came back to defeat Colombia 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-23) in the final and take first place in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup, earning a place in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

Portugal join world's elite for 2019 Men's VNL

Matosinhos, Portugal, June 24, 2018 - Portugal came back from a set down and triumphed over the Czech Republic at home before almost 3,500 thrilled fans in the final of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger to claim the sole available ticket for the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

Bulgaria, Colombia left in quest for 2019 Women's VNL

Lima, Peru, June 23, 2018 - Bulgaria and Colombia will battle it out in the final of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup Sunday after both scored wins over hosts Peru and Puerto Rico respecitvely in Saturday's semiifnals. The winner of the VCC takes in the only open spot in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League, after the relegation of Argentina this year.

Czech Republic, Portugal for one ticket to 2019 Men's VNL

Matosinhos, Portugal, June 23, 2018 - Portugal and the Czech Republic advanced to the final of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup, the winner of which gets to replace Korea for the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League. In Saturday's semifinals of the VCC Portugal beat Cuba in straight sets and the Czech Republic followed suit with a four-set win over Estonia.

Four left for one ticket to 2019 Women's VNL

Lima, Peru, June 22, 2018 - Puerto Rico take on Colombia and Bulgaria clash with hosts Peru as the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup comes down to the semifinals on Saturday. The winner of the VCC advances to next year's FIVB Volleyball Nations League, replacing Argetina who were relegated this year.

Semifinals set in Men's Challenger Cup

Matosinhos, Portugal, June 22, 2018 - Portugal play Cuba and the Czech Republic meet Estonia Saturday in the semifinals of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup, where it's come down to the last four in the race for one single ticket available to the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

Three semifinalists emerge in Women's Challenger Cup

Lima, Peru, June 21, 2018 - Colombia, Bulgaria and Puerto Rico are through to the semifinals of the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball Challenger Cup, all vying for one open berth at the 2019 Volleyball Nations League. The last remaining semifinalist will be decided between hosts Peru and Hungary on Friday.

Two down, two to go for Volleyball Challenger Cup semis

Matosinhos, Portugal, June 21, 2018 - The Czech Republic and Portugal both secured their tickets to the semifinals of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup on Thursday - the Czechs scoring their second win in as many games in the competition and Portugal without having to play.

Bulgaria, Colombia off to blinding start in race for 2019 Women's VNL

Lima, Peru, June 20, 2018 - Bulgaria and Colombia inched just that little bit closer to a berth in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League, when they opened their campaigns at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup with wins on Wednesday over Australia and Peru respectively. Only one of the six participating teams in the VCC gets to qualify, but the two opening day winners have pracatically made it to the semifinals.

Czechs, Portuguese take first step towards 2019 Men's VNL

Matosinhos, Portugal, June 20, 2018 - The Czech Republic and hosts Portugal opened with wins at the 2018 FIVB Men's Volleyball Challenger Cup in Matosinhos, from which one of the six participating teams will qualify for the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League. They both scored straight-set victories over Cuba and Estonia respectively, which almost guarantees them a place in the semifinals.

Volleyball Challenger Cup battle begins in Peru for one ticket to 2019 Women's VNL

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - Peru host Australia, Bulgaria, Colombia, Hungary and Puerto Rico in Lima at the FIVB Women's Challenger Cup, starting Wednesday, to decide one team that will make it to the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

Six teams line up for Volleyball Challenger Cup and one open berth in 2019 Men's VNL

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 19, 2018 - Portugal, Chile, Cuba, Czech Republic, Estonia and Kazakhstan gather this week in Matosinhos, just north of Porto, where Portugal host the 2018 FIVB Men's Volleyball Challenger Cup, starting Wednesday, to determine one team to gain promotion to the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

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