Overview

Team profile

Volero Zürich

Volero Zurich was founded in 1973 and has dominated the women’s volleyball scene in Switzerland for the past decade.Since claiming their first national title in 2005, Volero have won the Swiss championship and the Swiss cup a total of 11 times each.


Volero’s best finish in the European Champions League was a fourth place in 2007, when they lost in the bronze medal match to Spain’s VC Tenerife.They are competing this year in the FIVB Volleyball Club World Championship for the fourth time. After two unsuccessful attempts to win a place on the podium, they beat Brazil’s Rexona-AdeS Rio de Janeiro last year at home in Zurich to claim the bronze medal.

The teams features the likes of Olesia Rykhliuk, Foluke Akinradewo, and Fabiola de Sousa.

Coach

Zoran Terzic

Zoran Terzic

Fresh from leading the women’s national team of Serbia to a historic silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Zoran Terzic is in his first season with Volero Zurich, taking over from Avital Selinger.

The 50-year-old Belgrade native has worked as a coach since the 1980s in Yugoslavia and has also had extensive stints with clubs in Romania, in addition to one season with Italy’s Sirio Perugia and three with Russia’s Omichka Omsk.

He took over the national team of Yugoslavia in 2002 (later Serbia & Montenegro and then Serbia), leading his teams to numerous successes, including a bronze medal at the 2006 FIVB Volleyball World Championship, a silver at the 2015 FIVB Volleyball World Cup, the European Championship title in 2011 and culminating with an Olympic silver at Rio 2016.

  • Team Manager Mira Rabadzieva
  • Assistant coach Zeljko Bulatovic
  • Second Assistant Coach Gil Ferrer Cutino
  • Physiotherapist Djorde Gavran

Schedule

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Ranking

Rank Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
Volero Zürich
3 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 8 9 2 4.500 246 225 1.093
2
VakifBank Istanbul
3 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 7 8 4 2.000 290 235 1.234
3
Hisamitsu Springs Kobe
3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 6 0.666 205 231 0.887
4
Bangkok Glass
3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 9 0.000 175 225 0.777

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