Interview with Zoran Radojičić, the President of OK Vizura Beograd

February 14, 2019
Mr. Zoran Radojičić, your club has celebrated many great achievements at national and international level in the last few years. What is the secret behind this success? Mr. Zoran Radojičić: When I was laying down the foundations of Volleyball club Vizura, my main goal was improving the youth system and identifying players in younger age  categories that could one day play for Vizura’s first team. So I was looking for talented young kids from all over Serbia and providing them...
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ACPV to introduce new Club Ranking system

February 12, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland, February 12, 2019 - The ACPV are continuing to lay down the foundations for improving the structures of European Club Volleyball, the latest step being to introduce a new ranking system for club sides, moving away from the traditional FIVB and CEV systems of ranking only national sides. Club volleyball can celebrate another milestone as the ACPV introduce its new Club Ranking system merely dedicated to European women’s and men’s side based on the point system of the...
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The transfer system – a comparison between club volleyball and other club sports

February 6, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland, February 6, 2019 - The ACPV has enjoyed a productive start to 2019, reaching out to peers at other sports clubs associations to exchange know-how on various key issues. One matter for discussion that is of particular interest to ACPV, however, is the Transfer System of club volleyball in Europe. Here are the major differences in the transfer systems in club volleyball and other clubs sports. The transfer system is without doubt one of the main subjects in...
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Good start into new year for ACPV

February 4, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland, February 4, 2019 – The ACPV started into 2019 by meeting peer club sports associations from hockey and handball. In the upcoming weeks, the ACPV are to extend their network intensifying their collaborations with further club sports associations. The ACPV can look back to very successful first weeks in 2019. In January, the directors of the ACPV could further extend their network by meeting with different European club associations from other sports and get insights to the evolution...
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ACPV General Manager attends 20th Forum Club Handball General Assembly gaining fresh ideas for the future of club volleyball

January 28, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland, January 28, 2018 – The ACPV, represented by General Manager Mr. Ivan Miljković, was invited by the FCH General Manager Gerd Butzeck as a special guest to the official 20th Forum Club Handball General Assembly in Hamburg on Saturday, which took place during the closing weekend of the IHF World Handball Championship. Miljković was present alongside the other Forum Club Handball (FCH) club representatives for both semi-final showpieces in front of 12.500 spectators in the German host city...
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ACPV reach out to the CEV concerning media and marketing rights of the CEV Volleyball Champions League

January 24, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 - ACPV President Stav Jacobi and ACPV Vice-President Cemal Erksun have contacted the CEV in the name of ACPV members in order to discuss the status quo of the structure of media and marketing contracts within the CEV, offering their help to grow the prime competition in European club volleyball. The ACPV, the Association des Clubs Professionnels de Volleyball, have further intensified their collaboration with the international powers of volleyball, offering a helping hand to...
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ACPV takes huge step in seeking collaboration with major federations

January 9, 2019
Zurich, Switzerland, January 3, 2019 - Following the historic foundation of the ACPV on November 7 2018, the new association has sought to take a major step in the advancement of club volleyball in early 2019 by looking to formally collaborate with the game’s largest governing bodies, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) and Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV).  ACPV President Stav Jacobi and Vice-President Cemal Erksun, took the decision to reach out to both associations via open letters, addressed...
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The 6+1 values

January 5, 2019
The 6+1 values are one of the major achievements of the ACPV in 2018. The values were formulated by the ACPV in early December and shall serve the ACPV and club volleyball as guidelines for the future. ACPV President Stav Jacobi is confident these 6+1 values are will be crucial for the future work of the ACPV and its members. ‘The formula 6+1 does not need any explanation for a connoisseur of volleyball. It is as fundamental as the ABC...
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Big challenges and goals ahead for 2019

January 1, 2019
Despite the big achievements in 2018, the ACPV do not want to rest on their laurels. ACPV Manager Ivan Miljković is already setting  his sights on the challenges ahead. ‘Many clubs and leagues invited us to sit together and talk about future collaborations. We want to listen to their needs and concerns and work on solutions.’ In order to see the bigger picture, the 2002 Olympic champion decided to learn from other kinds of sports, too. ‘In my opinion, other...
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ACPV can look back to a special 2018

December 30, 2018
2018 will definitely go down in history as a very important year for club volleyball. Since its official launch on November 7, the Association des Clubs Professionnels de Volleyball has achieved various successes. Fifteen prime volleyball clubs and leagues have agreed to join the ACPV to date, to stand together for progress in international club volleyball. ACPV President Stav Jacobi is proud of the first milestones the recently founded association could already celebrate over the first two months. ‘The big...
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ACPV welcomes two more members

December 21, 2018
Zurich, Switzerland, December 21, 2018 - Kazakhstan’s reigning champions Altay Volleyball Club and Serbian defending titleholders Vizura Beograd are set to join the Association des Clubs Professionnels de Volleyball. The Association des Clubs Professionnels can celebrate another milestone in its still young legacy as the two international top squads Altay Volleyball Club and Vizura Beograd are to become part of the recently founded ACPV. The top squad from the Kazakh metropolis of Oskemen have gathered six domestic championship titles in...
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Serbian top side OK Železničar joins the ACPV

November 27, 2018
Zurich, Switzerland, November 27, 2018 - Serbian Superliga squad OK Zeleznicar Lajkovac are to become the 13th member of the ACPV, the Association des Clubs Professionnels de Volleyball.  The ACPV family welcomes its newest member into its ranks as Serbian top squad OK Zeleznicar Lajkovac joins the Association des Clubs Professionnels de Volleyball. ACPV General Manager and 2000 Olympic champ Ivan Miljković is pleased that the top side from his home nation decided to be part of the ACPV. «Since...
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Interview with ACPV General Director Ivan Miljković

November 23, 2018
Zurich, Switzerland, November 23, 2018. Olympic as well as European champion and newly appointed ACPV General Director Ivan Miljković explains how he wants to give something back to Volleyball with his responsibility at the ACPV. Hello Mr. Miljković, what are your thoughts on the first two weeks of the ACPV if you have to take stock now? Ivan Miljković:We are very happy about the huge amount of interest amongst the professional Volleyball clubs. In my opinion, this change is crucial...
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Interview with ACPV President Stav Jacobi

November 14, 2018
Zurich, Switzerland, November 14, 2018. ACPV President Stav Jacobi on the importance of the ACPV for the growth of club Volleyball in Europe and how Europe’s top clubs want to take club Volleyball to the next level. Mr. Jacobi, it has been one week now since the official launch of the ACPV. How has the feedback from clubs in Europe been so far? Stav Jacobi:We have only received positive feedback from the clubs, officials, and experts in international Volleyball. People...
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StrongerTogether – Professional Volleyball clubs stand shoulder-to-shoulder

November 7, 2018
Cannes, France, November 7, 2018– Today, the foundation of ACPV, a new association with the goal of strengthening professional club Volleyball, was formally announced. Wednesday, November 7, 2018 will go down as a historic landmark in Volleyball, as leading clubs such as Budowlani Łodz, CSM Volei Alba Blaj, Eczacıbaşı Spor Kulübü Istanbul, Galatasaray S.K., the Polish top leagues Liga Siatkówki Kobiet and PlusLiga, Partizan Beograd, RC Cannes, Uralochka-NTMK Ekaterinburg, VBC Züri Unterland, VC Maritza Plovdiv, and Volero Le Cannet laid down...
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