“USA and Poland are the toughest opponents, good for playing in Europe” – OA Sport
Italy knew who their opponents would be in qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The women’s national volleyball team of Poland will play against the host and the United States, but Germany and Thailand should not be underestimated. The European champions will also have to face Colombia, South Korea and Slovenia. To grab two passes for the next five revision.
Coach Davide Mazzanti analyzed the result of the draw:”I think playing the tournament in Europe is a positive factor, because it will allow us to train more, especially considering that in the summer we won’t have as much space to do that. In fact, between the Nations League and the European Championships, we will play many international matches. So we won’t have the problem of having to adjust to the timezone. Certainly the strongest teams in the group are the USA and Poland, two opponents we know very well.
Then the technical commissioner continued: “We will then have to pay close attention to Germany and Thailand, both of whom play a particular volleyball. Asians are always difficult to play against, as per tradition, while Germany made several changes last season and are firmly focused on the quick game.“.
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