While the men’s VNL 2022 is still in full swing with the Finals taking place in Italy this week, volleyball fans across the world can also start looking forward to the next major competition of the year. Ticket sales for the matches set to take place in Slovenia at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship 2022 are now open, with tickets for matches in Poland to become available soon.
Tickets for matches in Slovenia now for sale!
Join the world’s best teams from August 26 to September 11
Published 06:30, 20 Jul 2022
The Men’s World Championship will be held in Poland and Slovenia from August 26 through September 11. A total of 52 matches will be played to determine the new world champions. As many as 30 will take place in Slovenia.
The world’s best 24 teams will participate in the Preliminary Phase of the tournament in six pools of four. The Slovenian capital Ljubljana will host the matches in four of these pools from August 26 through 31, with four games taking place on each competition day.
In addition to the battles in Pool D, where hosts Slovenia will be joined by Cameroon, Germany and reigning Olympic champions France, Ljubljana will also welcome the teams of Brazil, Cuba, Japan and Qatar in Pool B, Canada, China, Italy and Türkiye in Pool E, and Argentina, Egypt, Iran and the Netherlands in Pool F.
All pool winners, all pool runners-up and the best four of the six third-placed teams will qualify for the Final Phase. The fans at the Stozice competition hall in Ljubljana will also get to see four of the eight Round of 16 matches on September 3 and 5, as well as two of the quarterfinals on September 7, before the spotlight falls entirely on the Polish city of Katowice, where the semifinals and finals will take place.
Poland Slovenia 2022 will be the 20th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship, which was launched back in 1949. While Poland hosted the event in 2014, it will be the first time Slovenia welcomes the FIVB’s premier men’s volleyball competition.