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Bad news for Yellow Tigers: Charlotte Leys and Valérie Courtois stop, Lise Van Hecke last break in

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Aanvoerster Charlotte Leys and Valérie Courtois stop as Yellow Tiger. Lise Van Hecke stores a year over at the national vrouwenvolleybalploeg.

The Yellow Tigers say goodbye to Valérie Courtois and Charlotte Leys, two absolute performers over the years were involved in the success of the Tigers: the silver medal at the Euro League, final six of the World Grand Prix, two years in the highest group of the Grand Prix, eleventh at the 2014 world cup and bronze at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013.

Lise Van Hecke chooses to be a year to skip and her body is a summer rest. They will in 2019, will see if they re-engages. Freya Aelbrecht and Laura Heyrman will have a tile finish. In addition to several new promising players, adds coach Gert Vande Broek a ‘new’ face to the staff. Sarah Smits, in addition to Kris Vansnick and Raf Vekemans staff strengthen.

From may 4 start, the Yellow Tigers to their summer campaign with the goal located at the end of August to qualify for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2019. In this period of four months introduces coach Gert Vande Broek new faces. At the beginning of may to start the Tigers with their training to qualify for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. In June and July, they can already compete with fifteen other top countries in the FIVB Nations League, the former highest pool of the World Grand Prix. Just like last year there will a number of young promises of 18 to 22 years of age the opportunity to gain experience at the highest level to the necessary expansion of the core. (belga/TVB)

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