Another great success is behind us Polish volleyball team recently – our players went through subsequent phases like a storm European Championship 2023 in order to face Italy, the co-host of the entire event, for gold in the final.
In Rome’s Palazzo dello SportWhite and Red“it actually went quite easily with the Azzurri team”, who were defeated in three sets 25:20, 25:21, 25:23. It can be said jokingly that the success turned out to be even greater because before this clash… Italian fans tried to put a kind of “curse” on the players. Nikola Grbic.
Unusual action before the Italy-Poland final. The Internet was dominated by… owls, Kochanowski reveals
The matter was mentioned in the program “Hejt Park” by Channel Sportowy centrowy Jakub Kochanowski, representing Asseco Resovia Rzeszów on a daily basis. As he admitted, the day before the match, Italian fans mobilized themselves and pasted… owl emoticons under entries encouraging them to support Poles.
The volleyball player himself was unable to explain exactly what this could be about, but journalist Tomasz Lipiński later came to the rescue and sent a detailed explanation to the studio. Well, in Italian, “owl” is “gufo”, while “gufare” is a verb meaning “to jinx” – in short, the “Azzurri” supporters wanted to bring bad luck to our players.
The Polish national team will soon start fighting for the 2024 Olympics
Fortunately, such solutions – no surprise – do not work and the Reds and Whites could enjoy another triumph, following the blow after recently winning the Nations League. However, they will soon face another challenge – there will be virtually no time to rest.
On September 30, with a match against Belgium, Grbić’s players will start the competition qualifying tournament for the 2024 Olympic Games. The competition taking place in Xi’an will also include fights between Poles and Bulgaria, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, the Netherlands and China.