Qatar bow out of the FIVB World League despite registering three victories from six matches over two rounds.
Italian coach Massimiliano Giaccardi, who aims to guide Qatar to the 2020 Olympics, says the players need more international exposure.
QATAR finished third in the preliminary round of FIVB World League, which concluded in Barcelona, Spain, last week.
Qatar have been drawn along with hosts Iran, China and South Korea in the Asian Zone qualifiers for the 2018 FIVB World Championship.
QATAR Cup champions Al Arabi will represent the country at the Asian Clubs Championship, to be held in Vietnam from June 28 to July 6.
QATAR’S top pair of Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse failed to reach the knockout phase of FIVB World Tour Moscow Open despite putting up a good fight.
TWO teams will represent Qatar at the FIVB World Tour Moscow Open beginning on Wednesday.
The sport’s continuing rise in the country, in terms of both standard and popularity, prompts the Qatar Volleyball Association to dream big.
THE FIVB World Tour will return to Doha in 2018 after a year’s gap.
NEW coach Mariano Baracetti, who has had a rollicking start to his Qatar stint, wants his team to continue the momentum.
TO JEFFERSON Pereira goes the credit of bringing the Brazilian passion for beach volleyball to Qatar.
Qatar Volleyball Federation President Ali Ghanim Al Kuwari signed an agreement with FIVB Beach Volleyball Events Director Angelo Squeo to confirm the three-year deal.
QATAR’S top duo of Jefferson Pereira and Cherif Younousse won the Asian Volleyball Confederation Beach Tour Aspire Qatar Master, beating Australians Chris McHugh and Damien Schumann 21-12, 27-29, 15-13 in a thrilling final last week.