The participation of Iranian volleyball in the League of Nations 2025 has been confirmed

The participation of Iranian volleyball in the League of Nations 2025 has been confirmed


to report Jam Jam onlineSince the beginning of the 1990s, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has launched annual World League (men’s) and Grand Prix (women’s) tournaments based on a worldwide marketing and outreach program for the sport of volleyball. .

Although these two annual events had fundamental differences with each other in terms of the number of teams present, the method of holding and the cash prizes, they have gradually gained an important place in the countries active in the field of volleyball as well as volleyball audiences during the two decades of holding. To the extent that participation in these tournaments became a part of the goals and prospects of the countries; Because the World League and the Grand Prix had become a necessary introduction to the evolution and progress of the teams.

Facing the powerful countries of the volleyball world and gaining experience of international presence at the highest level of volleyball in a two-month period was not something that the countries could easily pass by. Especially since through these competitions, they could prepare for other important tournaments, including the Olympic Games, the Men’s World Championship, the World Cup and the Continental Championships.

Iranian volleyball was also among the countries that considered the World League as the gateway to globalization and progress and aimed to participate in this tournament, but the Iranian national team was stopped in the selection stage of this tournament in 2010 and 2011, until in 2012, it finally succeeded by winning Two victories against Egypt in Cairo and two more victories over Japan in Tehran earned him the right to participate in the 2013 World League.

From that year until 2017, when the last edition of the World League was held, Iran was always one of the teams present in this prestigious tournament, and its best result was in 2014, when it reached the final stage from the group stage, and from this stage it advanced to the semi-finals. and finally won the fourth place in the competition.

However, since 2018, the World Volleyball Federation established and implemented the “League of Nations” competitions by combining and equalizing the World League (men) and the Grand Prix (women) in terms of the number of teams, the way it is held and the amount of cash prizes. Iran is also one of the regular participants of the tournament, which ended with the championship of Russia in 2018 and 2019. In 2020, the spread of the Corona virus canceled the third round of these competitions, and in 2021, 2022 and 2023, respectively, Brazil, France and Poland lifted the championship trophy.

Continuing the development of this international event, the World Volleyball Federation announced the Men’s and Women’s Nations League program for the years 2025-2027, which indicates an increase in the participating teams and the hosts of the preliminary stage.

Based on this, the preliminary stage of the League of Nations will be held in these years with the presence of 18 teams, so 16 participating teams (Iran, Italy, Argentina, Serbia, Cuba, Japan, Brazil, Turkey, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Germany, France, America, Canada , Poland and Slovenia) in the 2024 tournament, the men’s group and the teams participating in the women’s group will not have to worry about being relegated to the Challenger Cup.

Also, currently the preliminary stage is held in three weeks and every week in two groups of eight teams, and from 2025, the preliminary stage will be held in three weeks and every week in three groups of six teams hosted by three countries in each gender group.

In the new format of the League of Nations, as in previous years, at the end of the preliminary stage, the top seven teams along with the host will advance to the final stage.

There has been no change in terms of the number of games played by the teams, and each team will have 12 matches in three weeks of preliminary stage and the results will be included in a table. Therefore, every team participating in the League of Nations will not play in the group stage with five teams in the new program, which will apply to three teams in 2024.

The complete schedule of the Men’s and Women’s League of Nations for the years 2025-2027 is as follows:

League of Nations in 2025

The first week of women: June 14-18, 1404

The first week of men: 21 to 25 June 1404

The second week of women: June 28 to July 1, 1404

The second week of men: 4 to 8 July 1404

The third week of women: 18 to 22 July 1404

The third week of men: 25 to 29 July 1404

Women’s final stage: 1st to 5th August 1404

Men’s final stage: August 8-12, 1404

League of Nations in 2026

The first week of women: 13 to 17 June 1405

The first week of men: 20 to 24 June 1405

The second week of women: 27 to 31 June 1405

The second week of men: 3rd to 7th of July 1405

The third week of women: 17 to 21 July 1405

The third week of men: 24 to 28 July 1405

Women’s final stage: July 31 to August 4, 1405

Men’s final stage: August 7-11, 1405

League of Nations in 2027

The first week of women: June 12-16, 1406

The first week of men: 19 to 23 June 1406

The second week of women: 26 to 30 June 1406

The second week of men: 2nd to 6th of July 1406

The third week of women: 16 to 20 July 1406

The third week of men: 23 to 27 July 1406

Women’s final stage: 30 July to 3 August 1406

Men’s final stage: August 6-10, 1406

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