BVA CUP M: Serbian team Mladi Radnik withdraws from tournament for political reasons

BVA CUP M: Serbian team Mladi Radnik withdraws from tournament for political reasons

franzvinci01 2019-10-08 • 165 views
 

Serbian Men’s Volleyball team Mladi Radnik Požarevac has withdrawn from participation in the BVA Cup (October 5-6) in Strumica, North Macedonia, for political reasons.

Mladi Radnik, the play-off semifinalists of the Serbian Championship last season, decided to withdraw from playing the BVA Cup, a competition contested by the respective teams of nations who are members of the Balkan Volleyball Association (BVA). These nations are Bulgaria, Albania, Turkey, Greece, Serbia, Macedonia, Croatia and Romania.

Since there is a big chance they will play Prishtina Volley of Kosovo, Mladi radnik do not want such a match to take place, Serbian Volleyball Federation (OSS) published. It is a political decision knowing that Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as an independent state.

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