NORCECA teams know their opponents in first round of Women’s WCH

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 20, 2022 – NORCECA teams qualified to the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship 2022 already know their opponents in the first round following the drawing of lots held in Lausanne last Thursday.

Sunday 20 de March del 2022 13:00 PM

Last year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic champions and current FIVB World Ranking leaders USA headline Pool C, which also features defending 2018 world champions Serbia besides Germany, Bulgaria, Canada and Kazakhstan.

The Dominican Republic will play in Pool B against co-host Poland, Turkey, Korea, Thailand and Croatia.

Puerto Rico will compete in Pool A led by co-host Netherlands which also includes Italy, Belgium, Cameroon and Kenya.

Pool D includes Brazil, China, Japan, Colombia, Argentina and Czech Republic.

The 24 participating teams will all play their first games at the GelreDome in Arnhem, before the participants in Pools B and C transfer to the Polish cities of Gdansk and Lodz, respectively. Pools A and D will stay in Arnhem.

After the first stage, the top four teams in each pool will advance to the second phase featuring two pools of eight teams each (to be played in Rotterdam and Lodz), with the best four moving on to the quarterfinals.



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