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SRB W: Maja Ognjenovic returns to National team

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One of the best setters Maja Ognjenovic decided to return to Serbian National team for the World Championship 2018.

Maja Ognjenovic


Although Maja Ognjenović didn’t play for Serbia since the Olympic Games in Rio 2016, she has the desire to return to the National team and help a young team of Serbia at the upcoming World Championship in Japan.

This was also confirmed by head coach Zoran Terzić who said:

Maja Ognjenovic and Zoran Terzic

Maja and Terzic

We have talked and we reached an agreement. She will be on the list for the World Championship and I expect her on July 23 when we will start with the preparation. There is no need to say how big is her quality of play and how great a person is she is. Her experience is huge and I’m sure that the other girls will be thrilled with his return” said Terzic for Serbian media.

In the previous two season, she was a member of the Turkish Eczacibasi VitrA and in the next season, the 34-year-old setter will play for Dinamo Moscow.

In her rich career with the Serbian National team she won: silver medal at Olympic Game in Rio 2016, bronze at World Championship 2006, silver at World Cup 2015, two bronze medals at Grand Prix 2011 and 2013, gold 20111, silver 2007 and bronze 2015 at European Championship, three gold medals and one bronze at European League and silver medal at Universiade in Belgrade 2009. 

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