The 2023 KOVO foreign player tryout hosted by the Korean Volleyball Federation (KOVO) 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.
Among the 86 male and 55 female tryout applicants received from February 20th to March 28th, the club evaluated the top 40 male and female players on the final list. The final 46 men’s and 44 women’s players, including players who applied for tryouts among players who were active in the league, will participate.
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 (2018-2019 season OK Financial Group, 2019-2020 season Hyundai Capital, 2020-2021 season Korean Air) and Groser (2015-2016 season Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance) were once again in the V-League. Knocked on the door, 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 led the Korea Expressway Corporation to the championship this season and won the MVP of the championship match, and Yelena of Heungkuk Life Insurance, who swallowed the disappointment of runner-up, expressed their intention to try again. etc. new challengers participate. 안전놀이터
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 Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance 35, 6th KB Insurance 30, 5th OK Financial Group 25, 4th Woori Card 20, 3rd KEPCO 15, 2nd Hyundai Capital 10, 1st Daehan Aviation 5 marbles are given, 7th Pepper Savings Bank marbles 35, 6th IBK Industrial Bank 30, 5th GS Caltex 25, 4th KGC Ginseng Corporation 20, 3rd Hyundai E&C 15 marbles, 2 Receive 10 Heungkuk Life Insurance and 5 beads from Korea Expressway Corporation.
After three days of practice matches and meetings for invited players, the men’s team plans to hold drafts on May 8 and the women’s teams on the 13th.