German girls scorching for the Volleyball World Championship: The fortunate bag will need to have popped!
by Tina Hoffman
qianbaum – National coach Vital Heinen (53) laughs captain after one Jennifer Janiska (28) and exterior attacker Lena Stigroot (27) confirmed optimistic stress: The environment within the German Volleyball Federation team couldn’t have been higher forward of the Volleyball World Championships within the Netherlands and Poland beginning on Friday.
Over the previous seven weeks, the team had “barracked” on the German “goldsmith” Keinbaum on the outskirts of Berlin and educated like loopy.
“Seven weeks was too lengthy, we do not try this anymore,” the Belgian joked in an internet press convention on Tuesday. From time to time I used to be not glad, however total there was a little bit wrestle. It’s a peace I did not count on.”
In the final two pleasant matches, the team beat Brazil 3-2 in Berlin on Saturday, however suffered a transparent 3-0 defeat within the second inner pleasant.
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The new coach, who took over from Felix Koslowski (39) in the summertime, would not wish to set too clear targets for the World Cup to be held from September 23 to October 15, as he sees the title combat solely as a primary step. “The large goal is the 2024 Olympics. We wish to be there for the primary time in 22 years,” the Belgian clarifies.
So far he had coached solely males, however he was extraordinarily profitable, as he led Poland to a World Cup title in 2018 and with VfB Friedrichshafen he gained the DVV Cup and runners-up in 2017 with VfB Friedrichshafen.
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After a tough begin wherein the team and the coach needed to discover one another, it now appears that the coach has discovered the precise option to deal with girls.
“The energy and breadth of the squad and the truth that we are able to play two totally different methods is our large benefit. We have lots of choices to begin the sport and we are able to make the identical modifications from any place. It turns into extraordinarily tough for the opponent. To stand as much as put together himself,” Janiska is aware of.
In the summer season, the DVV team launched a system with accepting three exterior attackers with no slant. But it might additionally play with the basic diagonal as Kimberly Druniok (25) or Saskia Hippe (31).
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Attacker Ivana Vanjak (28) was injured after getting ready with 16 gamers. On Monday, center blocker Anastasia Sekulev (19) was the final to be resolved by German runners-up SC Potsdam. Monique Strube (21) of Dresdner SC was given desire.
Following the transition from standout participant Luisa Lippmann (27) to seashore volleyball and the top of the profession of participant Denise Emoudu (26), who’s anticipating her first youngster, “We’re a fortunate bag and we’ll see if it pops up.” is,” Janiska says.
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The team needs to assume game-wise. Heinen is aware of that the beginning towards Bulgaria at 7 pm on Sunday is essential, however he additionally is aware of that he has his personal team first.
“We can see the opponent as greatest we are able to, nevertheless it would not matter in case your efficiency is not as much as scratch. If you understand how you wish to play and the system works as soon as, you’ll be able to all the time adapt to the opponent. Can return to,” Heenan explains.
He has 14 jokers, as every participant has likelihood of taking part in his half and out of the 5 exterior attackers within the team, he nonetheless would not know who he’ll ship to the sphere on Sunday, six days earlier than the beginning.
The trump card is clearly reconciliation. “We have a team spirit that we’ve not had in a very long time. Mind you, we’re a unit and everybody needs to begin this event,” Janiska clarifies and Stigroot provides: “We’re going to play the function of SpongeBob. It’s all when it comes to expertise, confidence and assimilation of the issues we be taught offers our team a lift.”
In the preliminary spherical Group C, Bulgaria and Kazakhstan are adopted by defending champions Serbia, Olympic champions USA and Canada. The 4 greatest groups make it to the intermediate spherical. The DVV team needs to attain at the least that and present that even a male coach can discover the precise tone with girls.
World Cup video games of the German nationwide volleyball team
Early Group C in Arnhem (Netherlands) and ód (Poland)
September 25, 2022, 7 pm: Germany – Bulgaria (Arnhem)
September 26, 2022, 3:20 pm: Germany – Kazakhstan (Arnhem)
September 29, 2022, 4 pm: Serbia – Germany (Lodz)
September 30, 2022, 7 pm: USA – Germany (Lodz)
1 October 2022, 4 pm: Germany – Canada (Lodz)
The video games will probably be broadcast as a pay stream on Sportdeutschland.TV, the place passes value EUR 7.50 for all sports activities and EUR 5 for every particular person sport.
german world cup team
Pia Kastner (24, SSC Pamberg Schwerin), Corina Glab (22, Black and White Erfurt)
Kimberly Druniok (25, Sarier Beledeisi/Turkey), Saskia Hippe (31, CSO Volunteer 2005/Romania)
Jennifer Janiska (28, Dresden SC), Lena Stigroot (27, Unet E-Work Busto Arsizio/Italy), Hanna Orthmann (23, Ottoman Hawa Yolari SK Istanbul/Turkey), Laura Emonts (31, SC Potsdam), Lena Alsmeyer ( 22, SSC Palmberg Schwerin)
Camilla Weitzel (22, Reale Mutua Fenra Chiari/Italy), Marie Scholzel (25, Allianz MTV Stuttgart), Monique Straube (21, Dresden SC)
Anna Pogney (28, SSC Pamberg Schwerin), Alyssa Lohmann (24, Dresden SC)
Cover Photo: IMAGO / Gerold Rebsch