ANKARA (AA) – The 2019 Men's European Volleyball Championship will begin on Thursday.
Four Countries — France, Belgium, Slovenia and Netherlands — will host the best European teams during the tournament that will be held on Sept.12-29.
Paris will host the game for bronze medal, a seminal and the final, while Slovenia's capital Ljubljana will host another semifinal.
Turkey will compete in Group C with host nation Slovenia, tournament's reigning champion Russia, Belarus, Finland and North Macedonia at Arena Stozice Ljubljana.
On Thursday, Turkish team will face Russia in their first match of the championship.
Turkey's group matches are as follows:
Turkey-Russia : 15.30 CET (1230 GMT)
North Macedonia-Turkey : 18.30 CET (1530 GMT)
Turkey-Slovenia : 21.30 CET (1830 GMT)
Turkey-Belarus : 21.30 CET (1830 GMT)
Finland-Turkey : 21.30 CET (1830 GMT)
The four groups are as follows:
Group A: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Romania
Group B: Belgium, Serbia, Germany, Slovakia, Spain, Austria
Group C: Slovenia, Turkey, Russia, North Macedonia, Belarus, Finland
Group D: Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ukraine, Montenegro