Bulgaria booked ticket for U17 CEV European Championship 2023 Final Round after they reached place in final of 1st Round of Zonal Qualifiers, where they will play against Finland, who earlier won against Serbia in semifinal.
Serbia was defeated by Finland in first semifinal game after five sets 3:2 (25:21, 15:25, 19:25, 25:18, 15:11). In Serbian team Vuk Kulpinac was the best with 14 points, while 25 points won Viktor Viljamaa for Finland.
Bulgaria beat Greece 3:0 (25:15, 25:22, 25:18) in second semifinal. Petyo Ivanov was the best in Bulgarian team with 16 points. Georgios Kouvaras won 19 points in Greek team.
Romania defeated England 3:0 (25:16, 25:13, 25:14) and will play for 5th place. George Patric Verdes won 12 points in the winning team, in England team Nathan Hampshire won 7 points.
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Sunday, 22nd January
5th place match: Turkiye – Romania (15:00h)
3rd place match: Serbia – Greece (17:30h)
Final: Bulgaria – England (20:00h)