Lausanne, Switzerland, November 11, 2015 - Portugal will be the host of the 2016 FIVB World League Group 2 Finals, it was officially announced today.
The competition will be held over 9 and 10 July.
The participating teams in Group 2 are Japan, the Netherlands, Canada, Finland, the Czech Republic, Cuba, Korea, Portugal, Egypt, Turkey, Slovakia and China. The eight teams competing in Group 2 in 2015 (Cuba, Canada, Japan, Korea, Czech Republic, Portugal, Finland, Netherlands) have been joined by wild cards China, Turkey, Slovakia and 2015 Group 3 winners Egypt.
Venues for the Group 1 Final Six (13-17 July) and Group 3 Final Four (1-3 July) will be announced at a later date.
Last week the FIVB announced the venues for the finals of the 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix groups.