Volleyball World Announces Host Cities for 2022 Volleyball Nations LeagueVNL 2022 promises to bring fans closer to the action in unique and exciting venues around the world in the premiere annual global competition between the best volleyball nations on earth
FIVB Expressed: The 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League sees the best 16 men’s and 16 women’s participating teams fight for VNL supremacy at venues in Europe, North America, South America and Asia starting this coming May.
The 2022 event returns under the new dynamic format announced in August that sees teams competing in pools of eight teams during the Preliminary Rounds.
This format will provide fans and spectators an opportunity to enjoy the very best of international volleyball and see all of their favourite superstars up close and in action.
The 2022 edition will be the first major event for reigning men’s and women’s Olympic champions France and USA and Tokyo 2020 medallists Russia, Argentina, Brazil and Serbia.
It will also be an opportunity for fans to watch and cheer for the world’s biggest and brightest stars like Japan’s power trio of Yuki Ishikawa, Yuji Nishida and Ran Takahashi, Turkey’s “Black Wolf” Ebrar Karakurt, Russia’s young and powerful Arina Fedorovtseva, Italian sensations Paola Egonu and Alessandro Michieletto and volleyball legend Bruno Rezende.
For VNL 2022, we will bring the fans closer to the court, both literally and figuratively, through an ecosystem of in-venue and broadcast elements purpose built to engage fans with enhanced statistics, gamification and in-venue opportunities. Come and join the experience.
Ticket sales for all pools will be launched shortly.
All matches will be broadcast on Volleyball TV as well as domestic broadcasters (Check local guides).
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