Champions League Final Four tournament cancelled

OTTAWA – The Champions League Final Four men’s volleyball tournament scheduled for this weekend in Lodz, Poland has been cancelled due to today’s plane crash in western Russia which included Poland’s president Lech Kaczynski and his wife among the 96 victims.

“With the Polish Government having decided to cancel all public events, including sport competitions the Polish Volleyball Federation – agreed with CEV officials that they were no longer in the position to stage the final four tournament,” the CEV- the European volleyball organisation which runs the Champions League- stated in a press release.

The ACG Bled team from Slovenia was among the four teams in the tournament and are coached by Glenn Hoag of Gatineau, Que., and also includes Dan Lewis of Oakville, Ont., on its player roster.