“I just wanna say that I am privileged and honored to have been chosen between other great coaches to be the first national team coach,” Grbić said in a video that the Polish Volleyball Federation posted on social media.


The 48-year-old Serbian made no secret that his plan for working with the volleyball team is simple.


“Of course, our plan is always the same - to play to the maximum of our abilities, to achieve the best results at each tournament,” he said. 


Grbić also admitted that it was a great pleasure for him to come back to Poland and work here again.



“I am really proud to join the Polish national team. I can't wait to play the World Championships in front of our amazing audience in Poland,” emphasized the 42-year-old Italian coach, referring to the most important event of the upcoming season, which the white and red will be - next to the Dutch women - co-host.


As he assured, he will also do everything to ensure that the team successfully fights for participation in the Olympic Games in Paris.


"I am sure that we will make you proud of us" - he summed up and also added in Polish: "See you soon".