Romania, Türkiye and Albania successfully started the U17 Balkan Competition in Tirana.
Türkiye and Albania achieved the first victory in pool A, and Romania in pool B.
Romania defeated Montenegro 3:0 (25:13, 25:15, 25:16) in the first match of the day. Ioan Veciuc was the best in the Romanian team with 14 points, while Luka Lojic was the best for Montenegro with 8 points.
Türkiye celebrated against Serbia 3:0 (30:28, 25:20, 25:23). Senturk Berk won 13 points in the winning team, for Serbian team Pavle Colakovic was the best with 12 points.
Albania beat North Macedonia after four set 3:1(25:21, 27:25, 20:25, 25:18). Sejdini Bjorni with 18 points led Albanian team with 18 points to the first victory, Toshe Efremov won 20 points and was the best in Macedonian team.
Match schedule for Thursday, 6th July
Bulgaria – Romania (15.30h)
North – Macedonia – Serbia (18.00h)
Albania – Turkiye (20.30h)