Entries by Lennart Neovius

NEVZA Beach Oddanesand – success comeback after the pandemic

England an Norway dominated the first NEVZA Beach tournament in almost three years. In the women’s tournament, two Norwegian teams met in one of the semifinals Thus, the home nation would for sure be reprsented in the final. Eightteenth ranked  Saga/Steinsvåg made quite a journey when they made it all the way to the final […]

Norway to host NEVZA Beach

Norway will host the first NEVZA Beach tournament after the pandemic. It will be played in Oddanesand 150 km southwest of Oslo. 32 teams of each gender fight for the 2,500 EUR price money. Dates: June 22-24, 2022 Venue: KNA Oddanesand Sand Camping Number of courts: Centercourt and 5 sidecourts, 1 warm-up court Number of […]

NEVZA Technical Meeting in Faroe Islands

Hotel Føroyar The annual NEVZA Technical Meeting took place in beutiful Faroe Islands on April 23-24, 2022. It was an intensive program during the two days’ sessions, but also some time to get to know this interesting country consisting of small islands in the middle of the North Sea. England and Greenland was unfortunately not […]

Make the refugee situation better in NEVZA countries

Due to the current situation in Ukraine, many refugees are now trying to get established in their new environments. The sports federations and clubs can contribute to their situation and also benefit with new players and leaders. Volleyball has always been a global arena of friendship and cooperation. The rules for players’ transfers to their […]

Sweden: Nyköping and IKSU Swedish Snow Volleyball Champions 2022

In parallel to the first CEV European Tour event in Turkey, Sweden organized the national Championships in Snow Volleyball. The reigning Men’s Champion team IKSU from Umeå did not manage to defend their previous two titles. Nyköping with three top players won a well played and entertaining final. Instead, IKSU took over the Women’s title […]

A good NEVZA representative – Kristian Lund

Born in Norway, former player and now living in Sweden, awarded Danish Beach Volleyball referee 2021. Kristian Lund is a true representative for NEVZA and the strength of member countries working together. Volleyball Denmark couldn’t stage an Award ceremony previous weekend due to Covid-19 restrictions, so the award winners of volleyball and beach volleyball were […]

Four new NEVZA International Referee Candidates

CEV referee commission organised an international referee course in Caorle, Italy, on December 12- 20. Twentysix new referees from 23 countries participated, four of them came from NEVZA countries. Picture from left: Niklas Kjaer Thomsen, Helena Persson, SWEDEN, Thomas André Transeth, NOR, and Marko Oravainen, FIN. Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden each have a new […]

CEV U17/U18 Volleyball EuroVolley 2022 1st round

Denmark will organize the first round of the 2022 CEV Youth Volleyball European Championships. The first round is organized by the Zonal Associations, and the NEVZA countries participating are the host Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland and Norway. Girls U17 will gather in Køge and boys U18 in Årre i Varde for matches 17th-19th of […]

NEVZA U19 Volleyball Championships: Dream Teams and MVP’s

As usual, the tournament is closed when the the participating teams vote for the All Star teams and Most Valuable Players. In the NEVZA 2021 Volleyball Championships in Rovaniemi, the following players were honoured: Dream Team, girls: Setter: Moona Tarkiainen, FIN Middle blockers: Miia-Maria Mäkikyrö FIN and Ella Peltomaa FIN Spikers: Caroline Krogh DEN and […]