The 2023 KOVO foreign player tryout hosted by the Korea Volleyball Federation (President Cho Won-tae) will be held face-to-face for the first time in four years.
The tryout, which was held in Toronto, Canada in 2019 and was conducted non-face-to-face for the past three seasons, will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on May 6-8 (men’s) and May 11-13 (women’s) this year.
From February 20th (Monday) to March 28th (Tuesday), among 86 male and 55 female tryout applicants, the top 40 male and female players were put on the final list after evaluation by the club. Among the players who were active in the 22-23 season V-League, the final 46 men’s and 44 women’s players, including those who applied for tryout, will participate.안전놀이터
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 (18-19 OK Financial Group, 19-20 Hyundai Capital, 20-21 Korean Air) and Grozer (15-16 Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance) knocked on the door of the V-League once again.
In addition, players such as Igor Bogachev, who played for 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 championship MVP 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. Elisabeth Barga, who scored 1000 points for Ginseng Corporation, is leaving her V-League to continue her new challenge.
In addition, players who were active in the previous season’s V-League, such as Katarina, who played for the road construction last season, Seridan Atkinson, Yasmin and Russo from Hyundai E&C, also challenged themselves. Beach and other new challengers participate.
On the other hand, the order of nomination rights is determined by lottery after being given marbles based on the final results 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.
For women, 7th Pepper Savings Bank beads 35, 6th IBK Industrial Bank 30, 5th GS Caltex 25, 4th KGC Ginseng Corporation 20, 3rd Hyundai E&C 15, 2nd Heungkuk Life Insurance 10, 1st Receive 5 marbles from Korea Expressway Corporation.
For the tryout, the draft will be held on May 8th (Mon) for the men’s division and on the 13th (Sat) for the women’s division after three days of practice matches and meetings for invited players.