The Belgian volleybalvrouwen (FIVB 19) Thursday with a 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 25-23, and 25-18) won in Japan, the number six of the world, in their third contest of the Nations League.
The Yellow Tigers of coach Gert Vande Broek lost Tuesday in their opening match in the Bulgarian Ruse with 3-0 of the United States (FIVB 3), which have their title to defend. Wednesday time, they picked up their first victory (2-3) against Bulgaria (FIVB 16). With two victories in a row to close the Tigers their week in Bulgaria in beauty.
During the Nations League will take the Belgians fifteen top countries on five different locations. The second speelweek (28-30 may) goes through when olympic champion China, where the organiser (FIVB 2), Thailand (FIVB 14) and South Korea (FIVB 9) in Macau, the opponents are. From 4 to 6 June, Belgium in Kortrijk three matches, against Russia (FIVB 5), Poland (FIVB 26) and world champion Serbia (FIVB 1). For the fourth speelweek (11-13 June) to draw the Tigers to Germany. They take it in Stuttgart on against the Germans (FIVB 15), the Netherlands (FIVB 7), and the Dominican Republic (FIVB 10). The fifth and last speelweek (18-20 June) will take place in Turkey, with duels in Ankara against the host country (FIVB 12), Italy (FIVB 8) and Brazil (FIVB 4).
Last year knew the Yellow Tigers with a thirteenth place to ensure conservation. Belgium won a total of four times and went eleven times removed. In addition to Belgium in this edition, also Poland, a newcomer Bulgaria (in replacement of Argentina) and the Dominican Republic share as a challenger. The lowest ranked challengerteam degrades.
The final round with a six, like last year, held in the Chinese Nanjing. In 2018, the United States, with 3-2 of Turkey in the final.