13/07/2018

Plans for Kaliningrad’s new women’s volleyball team revealed at the City Press Center

Plans for Kaliningrad’s new women’s volleyball team revealed at the City Press Center
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Andrei Voronkov, head coach of the new women's volleyball club Lokomotiv Kaliningrad Region, talked to journalists about the team's plans, at the 2018 FIFA World CupTM City Press Center.

This team was started in April 2018 and already has 100 percent of its players.

"Only very experienced players were selected. We'll rely on experienced players because we have high goals. There is no time for a ramp-up," Voronkov stressed.

The team will hold its first training session in Belarus from July 15 through 31, and the second one will be in Kaliningrad in August. Several tournaments are scheduled before September.

"The goal this season is to win medals to qualify for the Champions League next year,' Alexander Kosyrkov, general director of the Lokomotiv Kaliningrad Region Volleyball Club emphasized.

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