Women's Club World Championship - Players in the spotlight

 

Serbian star opposite Tatiana Boskovic will lead Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul at the Women's Club World Championship from December 3-8

Lausanne, Switzerland, November 14, 2019 - Some of the world's top players will be in action when the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship gets underway in just under three weeks from December 3 to 8.

Reigning champions VakifBank Istanbul are back. Their team has changed but still features a world-class cast, including Brazil star Gabriela Guimaraes. As the title-holders, they will be the team to beat in Shaoxing, China.


Also look out for exciting young Turkish player Ebrar Karakurt, who has powered her country to success on the international stage.

VafikBank Istanbul - Players


Crosstown rivals Eczacıbasi Vitra Istanbul will feature the likes of Serbia's Tijana Boskovic, who was recently voted Europe's Best Female Indoor Volleyball Player for the third year in a row.


Another star of the sport will line up alongside Boskovic for Eczacibasi. She is of course Kim Yeon Koung of Korea.

Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul - Players


Playing for Chinese club Tianjin Bohai Bank, recent FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup winner Zhu Ting will be another player to look out for.


Another star of the Chinese national team will play alongside Zhu at the Women's Club World Championship, namely Li Yingying.



When Guangdong Evergrande take to the court keep an eye out for Russian star Tatiana Kosheleva, alongside the team's contingent of Chinese players.

Guangdong Evergrande Volleyball Club - Players



And the two Italian clubs in the competition will also be lining up with some of the world's top players, including Paola Egonu, who will be key for Imoco Volley Conegliano.

Imoco Volley Conegliano - Players



While the likes of Christina Chirichella will lead Italy's Igor Gorgonzola Novara.

Igor Gorgonzola Novara - Players



And the two Brazilian clubs will have their say too of course. Olympians Sheilla Castro and Thaisa Menezes will be lining up for Itambe Minas.



Dentil Praia Clube will also feature a host of stars, including the likes of Brazilian players Fernanda Garay and Suelen Pinto and USA opposite Nicole Fawcett.

Dentil Praia Clube - Players



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