Qualifiers

 

Distribution of Vacancies per Confederation

The world’s best 24 teams will compete in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Japan 2018, which takes place from September 29 to October 20 2018.

Qualifying tournaments are held within the five FIVB Confederations (AVC, CAVB, CEV, CSV and NORCECA) to determine the 23 participants who will join Japan. 

As per the FIVB sports regulations, the number of spots awarded by the FIVB for each Confederation for the next World Championships is as follows:

AVC
Asia
Japan (host) + 4
CAVB Africa 2
CEV Europe 8
CSV South America 2
NORCECA North, Carribean and Central America 6 + World Champion 2014 (USA)                         

QUALIFICATION PROCESS



TEAMS QUALIFIED THROUGH DATES
AVC (Four vacancies)
Japan Host -
China FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Japan 2018 Asia qualifier - Pool A 1st Kazakhstan Sept 20-24,2017
Kazakhstan FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Japan 2018 Asia qualifier - Pool A 2nd Kazakhstan Sept 20-24,2017
Korea FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Japan 2018 Asia qualifier - Pool B 1st

Thailand  Sept 20-24,2017

Thailand FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Japan 2018 Asia qualifier - Pool B 2nd Thailand, Sept 20-24,2017



CAVB (Two vacancies)
Cameroon Women's African Nations Championship - Winner Cameroon, Oct 7-14, 2017
Kenya Women's African Nations Championship - Runner up Cameroon, Oct 7-14, 2017



CEV (Eight vacancies)
Russia Second round qualifier (Winner Pool A2) Croatia - May 23-June 4 2017
Serbia Second round qualifier (Winner Pool B2) Poland - May 23-June 4 2017
Turkey
Second round qualifier (Winner Pool C2) Bulgaria - May 23-June 4 2017
Italy
Second round qualifier (Winner Pool D2) Belgium - May 23-June 4 2017
Azerbaijan Second round qualifier (Winner Pool E2) Azerbaijan -  May 23-June 4 2017
Germany Second round qualifier (Winner Pool F2) Portugal - May 23-June 4 2017
Netherlands Third round qualifier (Winner Pool A3) August 22 - 27, 2017
Bulgaria Third round qualifier (Second Pool A3) August 22 - 27, 2017



CSV (Two vacancies)
Brazil South American 2017 Continental Championship Winner Aug. 15 - 19 2017
Argentina Continental Qualification  Oct. 11-15 2017



NORCECA (Six vacancies)
USA FIVB Volleyball World Championships Italy 2014 Winner -
Canada Norceca's Continental Championship World Championship Qualification(Group B)Winner Canada- Sept 26-Oct 1, 2017
Cuba Norceca's Continental Championship World Championship Qualification(Group B) Runner up Canada - Sept 26-Oct 1, 2017
Dominican Republic Norceca's Continental Championship World Championship Qualification(Group A) Winner Dominican Republic - Oct 11-16, 2017
Puerto Rico  Norceca's Continental Championship World Championship Qualification (Group A) Runner Up Dominican Republic - Oct 11-16, 2017
Mexico Norceca's Continental Championship World Championship Qualification (Group C) Winner Trinidad&Tobago - Oct 11-16, 2017
Trinidad & Tobago Norceca's Continental Championship World Championship Qualification(Group C) Runner up Trinidad&Tobago - Oct 11-16, 2017

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