The Red Dragons and Yellow Tigers know their opponents for the kwalificatiecampagne for the Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo.
The men, a twelfth of the world, have in their pool to the bucket against the United States (FIVB 2), the Netherlands (FIVB 15) and South Korea (FIVB 24). The US seems to be in the group to beat team, because the Americans took them in 2016 in Rio the bronze.
Also the Belgian women to play against the Netherlands (FIVB 7) a derby of the Low Countries. Another heavy hit Italy (FIVB 8), that Belgium is the previous Olympic Games took. The Tigers, nineteenth of the world, take finally, Kenya (FIVB 20).
The location of the contests is not yet fixed. The road to Tokyo for the women is scheduled from 2 to 4 August, the men play the weekend after. The group winners qualify, along with host country Japan, directly for the Games. In January 2020, a second tournament to be the last places to fill in.