Voléro Zürich

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Volero Zürich
Volero Zürich Logo
Full name Volero Zürich AG
Short name Volero Zürich
Founded 1973
Ground Sporthalle Im Birch, Zürich; Saalsporthalle, Zürich
Chairman Switzerland Stav Jacobi
Captain Natalya Mammadova
League Swiss National League / CEV Champions League
1. Swiss National League / 5. CEV Champions League
Website Club home page
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Volero Zürich is a Swiss volleyball club which is playing their home matches at the Sportanlage Im Birch (National League / Swiss Cup) and Saalsporthalle (Champions League) in Zürich. It regularly plays in the Women's CEV Champions League. The club (VBC Voléro Zürich) was founded in 1973. In 2003 part of the club – including its female elite squad and more than 120 young volleyball talents – was professionalized by founding the independent Volero Zürich AG. The Volero Zürich AG consists of more than 30 employees and also offers apprenticeships for young professionals.

Honours[edit]

International Honours[edit]

CEV Women's Champions League[edit]

  • 2016: 5th Place
  • 2015: 5th Place
  • 2014: 5th Place
  • 2012: 9th Place
  • 2011: 5th Place
  • 2008: 5th Place
  • 2007: 4th Place

FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship[edit]

  • 2015: 3rd Place

Women's Top Volley Basel[edit]

  • Winner: 2007, 2010

Domestic[edit]

Swiss Championship (NLA)[edit]

  • Winner: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Swiss Cup[edit]

  • Winner: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Previous names[edit]

  • 1973–2010 : Voléro Zürich
  • 2010-present: Volero Zürich

Team[edit]

2016-2017 Squad[edit]

Head coach: Serbia Zoran Terzić

# Player Position Height (m) Birth date
1 Switzerland Julie Lengweiler Wing Spiker 1,86 m 06/11/1998
3 Brazil Fabíola de Souza Setter 1,84 m 03/02/1983
4 Serbia Bojana Živković Setter 1,86 m 29/03/1988
5 Bulgaria Dobriana Rabadzhieva Wing Spiker 1,94 m 14/06/1991
6 Switzerland Gabi Schottroff Middle Blocker 1,92 m 08/02/1997
7 Ukraine Olesia Rykhliuk Opposite 1,96 m 11/12/1987
8 Serbia Silvija Popović Libero 1,75 m 15/03/1986
9 Azerbaijan Natalya Mammadova Wing Spiker 1,95 m 02/12/1984
10 Russia Irina Malkova Middle Blocker 1,92 m 05/01/1989
12 Brazil Mari Paraíba Wing Spiker 1,81 m 30/07/1986
13 Turkey Gizem Karadayi Libero 1,76 m 14/01/1987
14 Cuba Kenia Carcaces Wing Spiker 1,89 m 23/01/1986
15 Russia Ekaterina Orlova Middle Blocker 1,93 m 21/10/1987
16 United States Foluke Akinradewo Middle Blocker 1,91 m 05/10/1987
17 Switzerland Laura Unternährer Wing Spiker 1,79 m 11/07/1993

Notable players[edit]

External links / Sources[edit]