Kettering hosts European volleyball tournament

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Volleyball teams representing Norway and Azerbaijan join hosts England in the first round of the European under-20s Volleyball Championships in Kettering this weekend.

The action, being held at the National Volleyball Centre in Thurston Drive, starts today (Friday, January 3) at 4pm as Norway face Azerbaijan.

England face the latter at 4.30pm on Saturday and come up against Norway at 3.30pm in Sunday. The top two sides will go through to the second round, which takes place in April.

Sanjib Sahota, major events and commercial manager at Volleyball England, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming Norway and Azerbaijan to the National Volleyball Centre and expect the competition to provide a great few days of volleyball. It’s also a fantastic opportunity for our members, the general public, friends and families to come and support our team.”

Entry to the matches is £8 for adults and £4 for concessions.