Jastrzębski Węgiel announced the signing of a two-season contract with the captain of the Slovenian national team Tine Urnaut.
“The main reason why I decided to sign a contract with Jastrzębski Węgiel is the great ambitions of this club. That is also a great motivation for me” he said about accepting the offer of the Polish side.
“As a player I always want to present the best possible level of volleyball, both individually and through the team. I hope we have a good season ahead of us and let it be a season with fans in the halls. I wish we could experience many wonderful moments together that we will remember forever” he added.
“Tine Urnaut is a volleyball player with a very rich biography, who has played many matches with high stakes in his career. The experience he has gained on club and national level is invaluable. I believe that this will be a valuable support to our young players,” said Adam Gorol, President of Jastrzębski Węgiel.
Urnaut played in several different leagues around the world.
He played in the Italian Serie A1 for almost nine seasons, defending the colors of seven clubs.
He made his debut in the senior competition at the age of 16.
From there, in 2006, he joined the most successful club in his country, ACH Volley Bled.
His career: Fuzinar Ravne (SLO), ACH Volley Bled (SLO), Olympiacos Piraeus (GRE), Copra Piacenza (ITA), ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle (POL), San Giustino (ITA), Tonno Callipo Vibo Valentia (ITA) ), Al Rayyan SC (QAT), Arkas Izmir (TUR), Top Volley Latina (ITA), Diatec Trentino (ITA), Azimut Leo Shoes Modena (ITA), Al Ahli SC (QAT), Fudan University Shanghai (CHN), Allianz Milano (ITA).