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OQT W: Ognjenović and Bošković lead Serbia’s roster in Olympic Qualifiers

by WoV
source: ossrb.org; Photo: Getty Images AsiaPac

The coaching staff of the current world and European champions, and Olympic Games runners-up, Serbia have chosen the roster for competing in the FIVB Women’s Volleyball International Qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (August 1-4).

Boskovic-and-Ognjenovic

Boskovic-and-Ognjenovic

Serbia national team will play Pool A, in Wrocław (Poland), against the hosts, Thailand and Puerto Rico.The head coach Zoran Terzić announced the 14-player squad that will try to book a ticket for the Olympics in the first attempt. An experienced setter Maja Ognjenović, who has reinforced the Turkish side VakıfBank in a transfer twist, returned to the national team after a year.

Just like in the recently finished FIVB Nations League, the Balkan side will be deprived of the help from the 2 important players, both middle blockers, Milena Rašić and Jovana Stevanović.

Serbia’s roster:

Setters: Maja Ognjenović, Slađana Mirković

Opposite hitters: Ana Bjelica, Tijana Bošković

Liberos: Silvija Popović, Teodora Pušić

Middle blockers: Stefana Veljković, Maja Aleksić, Mina Popović

Outside hitters: Brankica Mihajlović, Jelena Blagojević, Bjanka Buša, Bojana Milenković, Katarina Lazović

FIVB Women’s Volleyball International Qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – tournaments:

Pool A (Wrocław, Poland): Serbia, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Poland.

Pool B (Ningbo, China): China, Turkey, Germany, Czech Republic.

Pool C (Shreveport, USA): USA, Argentina, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan.

Pool D (Uberlândia, Brazil): Brazil, Dominican Republic, Cameroon, Azerbaijan.

Pool E (Kaliningrad, Russia): Russia, Korea, Canada, Mexico.

Pool F (Catania, Italy): Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Kenya.

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