The Red Dragons will play their qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games of 2020 in the Netherlands. The Yellow Tigers go to battle in Italy.
At the beginning of January were the Dragons (FIVB-12) in their kwalificatiepoule linked to the United States (FIVB 2), the Netherlands (FIVB 15) and South Korea (FIVB 24). The International Federation identified the Netherlands Wednesday as the host.
The Belgian women (FIVB 19) were drawn against the Netherlands (FIVB 7), Italy (FIVB 8) and Kenya (FIVB 20). Italy allowed the tournament to organize.
The women work their matches in the first weekend of August, the men follow a weekend later. The order of the contests and the host cities are later published.
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.