After three days of the tournament in Ankara, Halkbank collected 6 points, while Iranian sides Saipa VC and Shahrdari Varamin claimed the second and third place. Maliye Milli Piyango Ankara was the fourth-placed. The receiver of Halkbank, Burutay Subaşı, was named MVP of the tournament. The newcomers Fernando Hernández, Raydel Hierrezuelo and Nemanja Petrić presented themselves to the Halkbank’s fans.
Ziraat Bankası Ankara from Turkey conquered Men’s TSYD İzmir Tournament by beating Arkas Spor İzmir in the finals by a 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 18-25, 25-21). The Polish superstar Bartosz Kurek did not make his debut for Ziraat yet.
The nine-time Men’s French champions Paris Volley prevailed in a friendly match against the German powerhouse Berlin Recycling Volleys by a 3-2 (25-21, 21-25, 25-22, 14-25, 15-11). The Australian opposite Paul Carroll topped BR Volleys with 13 points.
Indykpol AZS Olsztyn won the Men’s Memorial Zdzisława Ambroziak in Warsaw. They beat Lotos Trefl Gdańsk in the finals by a 3-2 (25-18, 25-15, 19-25, 23-25, 15-13) thanks to 26 points from the Belgian Tomas Rousseaux. Damian Schulz made 19 for Trefl.