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    Polish Volleyball Team Triumphs Over the Netherlands in Nations League

    The Polish men’s volleyball team continued their impressive run in the 2024 Nations League with a commanding 3-0 victory over the Netherlands on Friday. This win marks their third consecutive victory in the tournament, solidifying their dominance in the early stages of the competition.

    Under the guidance of coach Nikola Grbić, the Polish team is competing with an experimental lineup as they prepare for the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris. 

    In their opening matches, Poland secured a 3-0 win against the United States, followed by a 3-1 victory over Canada. The match against the Netherlands saw the Poles maintaining their flawless form, winning 30-28, 25-23, 25-18. The first set was particularly intense, with Poland nearly squandering a substantial lead before clinching the set in a thrilling finish.

    The second set began on an even keel, with both teams trading points until errors by the Dutch and strong performances by Bartosz Kwolek and Artur Szalpuk gave Poland a significant lead. Despite a brief resurgence by the Netherlands, Poland maintained their composure, securing the set 25-23.

    In the third set, Poland quickly took control, with Jakub Kochanowski and debutant Szymon Jakubiszak shining in both offense and defense. The Dutch struggled to keep pace as Poland extended their lead, ultimately winning the set 25-18 and the match 3-0.


    This victory extends Poland’s winning streak to 27 consecutive matches, showcasing their formidable presence in international volleyball. The team will have a day off before facing Slovenia on Sunday.

    Poland – Netherlands 3-0 (30-28, 25-23, 25-18)

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