FIVB opens bid process for relocated 2022 World Championship – Sporting News
Volleyball World expects substantial interest in this opportunity to host the best men’s volleyball teams in the world, he said, adding that all national federations and potential host countries are invited to apply. to host the 2022 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championship.
The FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship will see 24 nations compete with the ultimate goal of becoming the world champion.
Following the approval of the FIVB Board of Directors and in consultation with media partners and key stakeholders, the competition format for the event has been optimized. The new formula plans to maintain the round robin format of the group stage with six groups of four teams.
However, a total of sixteen teams – the top two teams from each pool and the top four third-placed teams – will then advance to the knockout stage of the competition. This knockout phase will include the round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals. As such, there will be a total of 52 matches played during the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship.
Adapted event format allows for multiple hosts for the group stage, up to two hosts for the round of 16 and quarter-finals, and a maximum of one host for the semi-finals and final .