2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship

The 2018 FIVB Men's Club World Championship was the 14th edition of the tournament. It was held in Poland for the second straight time from 26 November to 2 December 2018.[1] Eight teams competed in the tournament, including four wild cards.[2]

2018 Men's Club World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Poland
Dates26 November – 2 December
Teams8 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
ChampionsItaly Trentino Volley (5th title)
Tournament awards
MVPUnited States Aaron Russell (TRE)
Best SetterItaly Simone Giannelli (TRE)
Best OHSerbia Uroš Kovačević (TRE)
Russia Dmitry Volkov (FAK)
Best MBCuba Robertlandy Simón (LUB)
Serbia Dragan Stanković (LUB)
Best OPPBulgaria Tsvetan Sokolov (LUB)
Best LiberoFrance Jenia Grebennikov (TRE)
Tournament statistics
Matches played16
Official website

In an all-Italian final Trentino Volley defeated Cucine Lube Civitanova and won the title for the fifth time.[3] Russia's Fakel Novy Urengoy claimed the bronze medal by defeating Poland's Asseco Resovia in the 3rd place match.[4] Aaron Russell from Trentino Volley was elected the Most Valuable Player.[5]

QualificationEdit

Team (Confederation) Qualified as[2]
  PGE Skra Bełchatów (CEV) Hosts (2018 Polish Champions)
  Zenit Kazan (CEV) 2018 European Champions
  Sada Cruzeiro (CSV) 2018 South American Champions
  Khatam Ardakan (AVC)* 2018 Asian Champions
  Fakel Novy Urengoy (CEV) Wild Card
  Cucine Lube Civitanova (CEV)
  Asseco Resovia (CEV)
  Trentino Volley (CEV)

* Khatam Ardakan replaced Sarmayeh Bank Tehran (2017 Asian Champions), who dissolved in March 2018.

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B
  PGE Skra Bełchatów   Khatam Ardakan
  Fakel Novy Urengoy   Asseco Resovia
  Cucine Lube Civitanova   Sada Cruzeiro
  Zenit Kazan   Trentino Volley

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Pool A Pool B Final round
Host cities in Poland
  Płock, Poland   Rzeszów, Poland   Częstochowa, Poland
Orlen Arena Hala Podpromie Hala Sportowa
Capacity: 5,000 Capacity: 7,100 Capacity: 7,000
     

Pool standing procedureEdit

  1. Number of matches won
  2. Match points
  3. Sets ratio
  4. Points ratio
  5. If the tie continues as per the points ratio between two teams, the priority will be given to the team which won the last match between them. When the tie in points ratio is between three or more teams, a new classification of these teams in the terms of points 1, 2 and 3 will be made taking into consideration only the matches in which they were opposed to each other.[6]

Match won 3–0 or 3–1: 3 match points for the winner, 0 match points for the loser[6]
Match won 3–2: 2 match points for the winner, 1 match point for the loser[6]

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the Semifinals

Pool AEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Cucine Lube Civitanova 3 0 8 9 3 3.000 287 259 1.108
2   Fakel Novy Urengoy 2 1 4 6 7 0.857 292 306 0.954
3   Zenit Kazan 1 2 5 7 7 1.000 318 314 1.013
4   PGE Skra Bełchatów 0 3 1 4 9 0.444 303 321 0.944
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Nov 17:30 PGE Skra Bełchatów   1–3   Cucine Lube Civitanova 21–25 25–22 21–25 25–27   92–99 P2
26 Nov 20:30 Zenit Kazan   2–3   Fakel Novy Urengoy 23–25 28–26 25–21 22–25 11–15 109–112 P2
27 Nov 17:30 Cucine Lube Civitanova   3–2   Zenit Kazan 20–25 25–22 24–26 25–23 19–17 113–113 P2
27 Nov 20:50 Fakel Novy Urengoy   3–2   PGE Skra Bełchatów 23–25 27–29 30–28 25–21 21–19 126–122 P2
29 Nov 17:30 Fakel Novy Urengoy   0–3   Cucine Lube Civitanova 17–25 18–25 19–25     54–75 P2
29 Nov 20:30 PGE Skra Bełchatów   1–3   Zenit Kazan 16–25 25–17 27–29 21–25   89–96 P2

Pool BEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Trentino Volley 3 0 9 9 1 9.000 248 219 1.132
2   Asseco Resovia 2 1 5 6 5 1.200 256 236 1.085
3   Sada Cruzeiro 1 2 4 6 6 1.000 283 268 1.056
4   Khatam Ardakan 0 3 0 0 9 0.000 163 227 0.718
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Nov 17:30 Trentino Volley   3–0   Khatam Ardakan 25–19 25–15 25–19     75–53 P2
26 Nov 20:30 Asseco Resovia   3–2   Sada Cruzeiro 23–25 25–18 25–23 24–26 17–15 114–107 P2
28 Nov 17:30 Sada Cruzeiro   1–3   Trentino Volley 25–17 26–28 23–25 25–27   99–97 P2
28 Nov 20:45 Khatam Ardakan   0–3   Asseco Resovia 21–25 21–25 11–25     53–75 P2
29 Nov 17:30 Asseco Resovia   0–3   Trentino Volley 24–26 23–25 20–25     67–76 P2
29 Nov 20:30 Khatam Ardakan   0–3   Sada Cruzeiro 16–25 25–27 16–25     57–77 P2

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
1 December
 
 
  Civitanova3
 
2 December
 
  Rzeszów1
 
  Civitanova1
 
1 December
 
  Trentino3
 
  Novy Urengoy1
 
 
  Trentino3
 
3rd place match
 
 
2 December
 
 
  Asseco Resovia1
 
 
  Novy Urengoy3

SemifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Dec 17:30 Cucine Lube Civitanova   3–1   Asseco Resovia 29–31 25–19 25–14 25–23   104–87 P2
1 Dec 20:40 Fakel Novy Urengoy   1–3   Trentino Volley 25–22 14–25 16–25 19–25   74–97 P2

3rd place matchEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
2 Dec 17:30 Asseco Resovia   1–3   Fakel Novy Urengoy 25–19 20–25 23–25 23–25   91–94 P2

FinalEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
2 Dec 20:30 Cucine Lube Civitanova   1–3   Trentino Volley 20–25 25–22 20–25 18–25   83–97 P2

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Club World Championships up next on 2018 calendar". FIVB. 25 October 2018. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Qualification". FIVB.
  3. ^ "Trentino return to world summit". FIVB. 2 December 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Fakel outlast Resovia for Club Worlds Bronze". FIVB. 2 December 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Russell named MVP to lead Club Worlds Dream Team". FIVB. 2 December 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  6. ^ a b c "Pool Ranking Criteria". FIVB.

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