Laurent Tillie, the coach of the team France, unveiled on Monday the list of 14 players selected for the next European Championship (September 12 to 29, organized in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Slovenia). Compared to the selection which had played in the Olympic Qualification Tournament in Gdansk, a week ago, only one change was made: libero Nicolas Rossard replaces Thibault Rossard, receiver-attacker, his cousin.
Recall that in the first round of the Eurovolley 2019, the France team will face in Montpellier Romania (12 September), Greece (14), Portugal (15), Bulgaria (16) and Italy (18).
Here are 14 players for Eurovolley2019:
Setters: Benjamin Toniutti (Kedzierzyn/POL), Antoine Brizard (Warsaw/POL).
Wing-Spikers: Kevin Tillie (Warsaw/POL), Julien Lyneel (Jastrzebski/POL), Earvin Ngapeth (Kazan/RUS), Trévor Clevenot (Milan/ITA).
Middle-Blockers: Kévin Le Roux (Beijing/CHN), Nicolas Le Goff (Berlin/GER), Daryl Bultor (Sète/FRA), Barthélémy Chinenyeze (Vibo Valentia/ITA).
Opposites: Jean Patry (Latina/ITA), Stephen Boyer (Verona/ITA).
Liberos: Jénia Grebennikov (Trento/ITA), Nicolas Rossard (Tours/FRA).