All of the players on the roster of Team Poland are really strong, not just those I worked with at Skra. That is why we have to play at over 110% and only then can we start thinking about our plan for this tournament
Coach of The Netherlands
The hottest ticket in the pool, the home fans will be looking forward to seeing how their side does against the double World Champions from Poland. We can expect a sold out house with many Polish fans coming to cheer their team on.
First RefereeAndrea PUECHERITASecond RefereeTudor POPROU
Rotterdam Ahoy is very well known among the 'biggest on earth' since 1971. It offers a base for international artists, top sports professionals, politicians and celebrities. With a strong link to the city of Rotterdam, it has proud residents of a global city that is constantly being rediscovered by visitors from all over the world. In 2019 Rotterdam Ahoy will form the stage of both the 2019 Olympic Qualification Tournament as well as the 2019 European Volleyball Championship.
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VAN GARDEREN Maarten
TER HORST Thijs
VAN DER ENT Luuc
VAN SOLKEMA Gijs
TER MAAT Wouter
HELD Hendrik Jan
HELD Hendrik Jan
Van Garderen attack
Polish triple block
A full house at Rotterdam Ahoy
Leon and the fans
The winning team
Poland route The Netherlands 3-0 for their third win in as many tries in Pool D
The beautiful venue Rotterdam Ahoy was sold out for the match between home team The Netherlands versus Poland, the reigning World Champions. Rotterdam Ahoy is one of the biggest indoor venues in The Netherlands and will host the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Today, 11.000 Dutch and Polish fans created a festival-like atmosphere, a true volleyball party. The home team of The Netherlands pushed as hard as they could, but Poland was just too strong: 0-3 (19-25, 18-25, 19-25). The Dutch captain
Nimir Abdel-Aziz crowned himself top scorer once again with 19 points. Wilfredo Leon scored 12 points for Poland, including 3 blocks and an ace.
The match in numbers
The combined total number of points scored by both teams throughout the entire match.
The total length of the match, from the first serve through until the last point has ended.
Total number of people in attendance at the venue – taken at the end of the second set.
The combined total number of successful spikes achieved by both teams throughout the entire match.
An average of the two team service reception percentages from the complete match.
The number of successful point winning blocks of THE NETHERLANDS compared to POLAND.
THE NETHERLANDS number of service aces compared to POLAND
Errors leading to points of THE NETHERLANDS, next to those from POLAND