Entries by Lennart Neovius

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 […]

Finland, Denmark and Sweden on the podium in NEVZA U19 Championships

All eight NEVZA nations were supposed to come to the 2021 NEVZA U19 Championship in Rovaniemi, Finland. Unfortunately, some teams had to withdraw due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But the participating teams made it to Rovaniemi in north Finland and showed that they had made their homework and showed impressing skills. England has been forced […]

NEVZA U19 Championship in Rovaniemi

After the U17 NEVZA Championship two weeks ago, it is now time for the older Under-Age group U19 to compete for the Championship medals. The tournament is taking place in Rovaniemi, in the two halls Santasport and Keltakangas . Over three days, teams from Denmark, Faroe Island, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the host nation Finland […]

NEVZA U17 Volleyball Championships: Dream Teams and MVP’s

All players are winners, but they also had the chance to select players that stood out a little bit extra through the tournament. The teams voted for the Dream Teams and MVP, Most Valuable Player, for both genders. Dream Team Girls: Setter: Tota Buadottir, Faroe Islands Opposite: Lejla Sara Hadziredzepovic, Iceland Outside hitter: Soldis Björk […]