VC Zenit-Kazan

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Zenit-Kazan
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Full name Volleyball Club "Zenit-Kazan"
Founded 2000
Ground Kazan Volleyball Centre
(Capacity: 4,570)
Chairman Rafkat Kantyukov
Manager Russia Vladimir Alekno
League Russian Volleyball Super League
2013–14 1st
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VC Zenit-Kazan (Russian: Зенит-Казань) (formerly "Dinamo Tattransgaz Kazan") is a professional Volleyball team based in Kazan, Russia. It plays in the Russian Volleyball Super League (7-time champion). The team won the 2007–08, 2011–12 and 2014–15 CEV Champions League titles.

The club was founded on 13 May 2000.[1]

Team roster season 2014–15[edit]

Shirt No Nationality Player Birth Date Height (cm) Position[2]
1  United States Matthew Anderson (1987-04-18) 18 April 1987 (age 28) 204 Outside hitter
3  Russia Nikolay Apalikov (1982-08-26) 26 August 1982 (age 32) 203 Middle blocker
4  Russia Ivan Demakov (1993-01-06) 6 January 1993 (age 22) 209 Middle blocker
6  Russia Evgeny Sivozhelez (1986-06-08) 8 June 1986 (age 28) 196 Outside hitter
7  Bulgaria Teodor Salparov (1982-08-16) 16 August 1982 (age 32) 187 Libero
7  Russia Aleksandr Volkov (1985-02-14) 14 February 1985 (age 30) 210 Middle blocker
8  Iran Saeid Marouf (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 (age 29) 189 Setter
9  Cuba Wilfredo León (1993-07-31) 31 July 1993 (age 21) 201 Outside hitter
10  Russia Semen Dimitriev (1994-01-14) 14 January 1994 (age 21) 200 Outside hitter
11  Russia Andrey Ashchev (1983-05-10) 10 May 1983 (age 31) 202 Middle Blocker
12  Russia Victor Poletaev (1995-07-27) 27 July 1995 (age 19) 193 Opposite hitter
13  Russia Igor Kobzar (1991-04-13) 13 April 1991 (age 24) 196 Setter
14  Russia Aleksandr Gutsalyuk (1988-01-15) 15 January 1988 (age 27) 204 Middle blocker
15  Russia Aleksey Spiridonov (1988-06-26) 26 June 1988 (age 26) 196 Opposite hitter
16  Russia Aleksey Verbov (1982-01-31) 31 January 1982 (age 33) 183 Libero
17  Russia Vladislav Babichev (1981-02-18) 18 February 1981 (age 34) 185 Libero
18  Russia Maxim Mikhaylov (1988-03-19) 19 March 1988 (age 27) 202 Opposite hitter

Coach : Vladimir Alekno  Russia

New players in season 2014–15[edit]

Achievements[edit]

National competitions

  • Winner: 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
  • 3rd place: 2004, 2005, 2008, 2013
  • Russian Volleyball Cup (4)
  • Winner: 2004, 2007, 2009, 2014
  • Russian Volleyball Super Cup (3)
  • Winner: 2010, 2011, 2012


International competitions

Notable players[edit]

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