The first major highlight of the year that coincides with the CEV’s golden jubilee, the CEV Champions League Volley 2023 Super Finals will be taking place in Turin, Italy on May 20! The top four teams in Europe will be vying for the most coveted crown in club Volleyball at the iconic Pala Alpitour in two electrifying winner-takes-all matches!
The revolutionary event introduced for the first time by the CEV in 2019 will combine Volleyball of the finest level with a must-live experience in a country – Italy – that has become synonymous with elite Volleyball following the impressive success streak of their national teams and clubs!
Fans from across Europe and even further afar can look forward to a weekend filled with Volleyball action and sightseeing in Italy’s first capital city – where many major international sporting events have taken place over the years, starting with the highly successful 2006 Winter Olympics.
The venue of this year’s Super Finals, Pala Alpitour, is indeed a legacy of those Olympics – when it did host the ice hockey competition – and more recently, the state-of-the-art arena played host to the Final Six of the FIVB Men’s World Championship in 2018, with Poland claiming at the time their second straight global title.
The CEV Champions League Volley Super Finals return to Italy for a second time after the 2021 edition held in Verona under very challenging circumstances and constraints resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. This time around, however, thousands of fans will be able to follow the action from the stands and to engage with some of the world’s best players in an event that will represent the climax of an already dramatic and highly entertaining season that started back in the fall of 2022.
“The CEV Champions League Volley Super Finals do represent in the very best way the CEV’s wish and vision to deliver an experience that combines elite sport with high-level entertainment and fan engagement. We look forward to working with our Italian friends and with the local authorities to deliver the ultimate Volleyball experience for the benefits of those coming to Turin as well as for the many who will be following the event from afar.”
“2023 is a very special year for us; as you know, we will be hosting both EuroVolley Men and Women across as many as nine cities, including Turin. The CEV Champions League Super Finals represent a key milestone in a wide programme of promotion and development of the sport. Last year was a truly unforgettable one for our Federation, however we wish for our audience to be able to witness a real show as often as possible. We are proud that CEV has asked us to co-organise such an exciting event.”
With the CEV continuing to pursue gender equality, the two title-deciding matches will be taking place on the same day under the same roof, with the eventual winners travelling home with € 500,000 each – with as much as € 1.5 million at stake on an unforgettable ‘super Saturday’ for European Volleyball!
Further information on the start of the ticket sale will follow in due course.