A face-to-face tryout will be held for the first time in four years.
The 2023 KOVO foreign player tryout, hosted by the Korea Volleyball Federation (President Cho Won-tae), returns to face-to-face events after 4 years.
Foreign player tryouts started with the women’s division in 2015 (Anaheim, USA), 2016 (Anaheim, USA), 2017 (Seoul/Incheon), 2018 (Italy Monza), and 2019 (Toronto, Canada). However, from 2020, due to ‘Corona 19’, players were selected by only watching videos non-face-to-face. This resulted in an increasing number of teams having a difficult season as the selection of players that could not be confirmed with the naked eye proceeded.
In the post-COVID situation, KOVO turned the tryout into a face-to-face event. This year, tryouts will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on May 6-8 (men’s) and May 11-13 (women’s).
Among the 86 male and 55 female tryout applicants received from February 20th to March 28th, the club evaluated the top 40 male and female players on the final list. In addition, among the players who played an active part in the 2022-2023 V-League, 46 final male and 44 female players, including those who applied for tryout, will participate.
In this tryout, players who have been active in the V-League and various players who have served in the national team threw a challenge on the Korean stage. In the men’s division, familiar faces such as Yosbani Hernandez (2018-2019 OK Financial Group, 2019-2020 Hyundai Capital, 2020-2021 Korean Air) and Grozer (2015-2016 Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance) knocked on the door of the V-League once again. , Igor Bogachev, who played an active part in the German national team, and José Masso (Cuba), who are receiving a lot of attention from men’s clubs, will participate. In addition, seven players from the African continent, including Kenya, Tunisia, and Uganda, will participate.
In the women’s division, Catbell, who won the MVP of the championship by leading Korea Expressway Corporation to the championship this season, and Yelena of Heungkuk Life Insurance, who swallowed the disappointment of runner-up, expressed their intention to re-challenge, but Elisabeth, who played an active part in KGC Ginseng Corporation, eventually changed her name because she needed to recharge. didn’t upload New challengers such as Palma Dalira, former member of the Cuban national team, and Vanja Savic, former member of the Serbian national team, will participate.
The order of nomination is determined by lottery after being given marbles based on the final performance of the last season. For men, 7th place Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance 35 beads, 6th place KB Insurance 30 pieces, 5th place OK Financial Group 25 pieces, 4th place Woori Card 20 pieces, 3rd place KEPCO 15 pieces, 2nd place Hyundai Capital 10 pieces, 1st place Daehan Aviation 5 marbles are given, 7th Pepper Savings Bank marbles 35, 6th IBK Industrial Bank 30, 5th GS Caltex 25, 4th KGC Ginseng Corporation 20, 3rd Hyundai E&C 15 marbles, 2 Receive 10 Heungkuk Life Insurance and 5 beads from Korea Expressway Corporation.
For the tryout, the draft will be held on May 8th for the men’s division and the 13th for the women’s division after three days of practice matches and meetings for invited players.
Over the course of the season,메이저놀이터 the proportion of foreign players reaches 70% of the total power. It depends on whether you win or not and whether you play spring volleyball. Whether or not the season is good or bad is also covered by the nomination of foreign players. The FA (Free Agent) contract unfolding now is the basic puzzle configuration situation. The women’s championship match between Korea Expressway Corporation and Heungkuk Life Insurance, which recorded the highest viewership ever, reached an inflection point with Heungkuk Life Yelena’s performance in the 3rd game and a mistake in the second half of the 3rd set of the 5th game.
Currently, the coaching staff and front desks of 14 clubs are moving the center of gravity to the Asia Quarter Draft in April and the foreign player draft in May while finishing the FA political situation. Because the most important pre-season event awaits.
Which team will be the laughing stock in this tryout? On May 5, the men’s headquarters will leave for Turkey, Istanbul via Incheon International Airport.