The Men's Volleyball Team of Portugal is ready to hit the first training session for the upcoming Qualification Round of 2014 FIVB World Championship, where Portugal will be joined by three other teams i.e. Serbia, Silvia, and Macedonia. The European Qualification round will last from January 3-5, 2014 and Serbia will provide the backdrop for the event.
In the meanwhile, Portuguese team will start the training session on December 17. The squad will start preparation at the Povoa de Varzim Municipal Sports Hall. Quite recently, the
team coach Hugo Silva unveiled a 16-member squad that will go straight into their preparations for 3 consecutive friendly matches happening from December 28 to 30. Portugal will come into fight with Spain in their home city Madrid.
“At this point, the most important thing is to have all players available as soon as possible, as some of the international players are coming later, due to the scheduled matches of their respective teams,” Silva said.
“Then we must develop our strategy for each game, which will be built around our own strengths and characteristics. In order for this to work, it will be very important to work hard and to get every player playing at his best, especially the young ones.”