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Turkey, Poland face off in Tokyo 2020 volleyball quals

Poland beat Azerbaijan 3-0 to win Pool A in CEV European qualification for Olympics

Can Erozden   | 11.01.2020
Turkey, Poland face off in Tokyo 2020 volleyball quals

ANKARA

Turkey’s national volleyball team will take on Poland in the CEV European qualification semifinals for the 2020 Olympic Games on Saturday.

Pool A winners Poland beat Azerbaijan 3-0 in Apeldoorn, Netherlands to meet Pool B runners-up Turkey in the next phase.

The European qualifiers for the Tokyo Games is currently held by Netherlands.

Turkey target Poland in Saturday's final four in a match that will start at 1945GMT (8.45 p.m.) local time.

Pool B winners Germany will take on the Netherlands at Omnisport.

The winning team will secure a place in the women’s volleyball competition in Tokyo scheduled July 24 to Aug. 9.

The winner-takes-it-all final is set for Jan. 12.

Italy, Russia and Serbia have already secured their participation in the 2020 Olympics.

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