World Championship qualifier: European Qualification matches to follow today

Two more European teams this week will be added to the FIVB U21 World Championship field that already includes the NORCECA champions United States.

The two pool champions from the 2017 U21 CEV European Qualification will earn berths to the upcoming World Championship later this summer.

Check out all the CEV European Qualification pool-play matches to follow today and how to follow the matches live.

Bulgaria (0-2, 0-2 Pool E) vs. France (0-2, 0-2, Pool E)
Match vitals:
4:30 p.m. (9:30 a.m. CST) in Pozarevac, Serbia
Follow live: Live stats
World Championship berth implications: Both Bulgaria and France have been eliminated from winning Pool E and earning a berth to the FIVB U21 World Championship.
NCAA players on Bulgaria roster: None
NCAA players on France roster: None

Germany (1-0, 1-0 Pool F) vs. Belgium (0-1, 0-1 Pool F)
Match vitals:
5 p.m. (10 a.m. CST) in Berlin, Germany
Follow live: Live stats
World Championship berth implications: With a victory, Germany will be remain assured at least a share of first place in Pool F entering its pool-play finale on Sunday. This match is virtually a must-win for Belgium to remain in contention for the Pool F title and a berth to the FIVB U21 World Championship.
NCAA players on Germany roster: None
NCAA players on Belgium roster: None

Ukraine (2-0, 2-0 Pool E) vs. Serbia (2-0, 2-0 Pool E)
Match vitals:
7 p.m. (Noon CST) in Pozarevac, Serbia
Follow live: Live stats
World Championship berth implications: This is the defacto championship match for Pool E. The winner of this match will earn a berth to the FIVB U21 World Championship.
NCAA players on Ukraine roster: None
NCAA players on Serbia roster: None

Poland (1-0, 1-0 Pool F) vs. Latvia (0-1, 0-1 Pool F)
Match vitals:
8 p.m. (1 p.m. CST) in Berlin, Germany
Follow live: Live stats
World Championship berth implications: With a victory, Poland will be remain assured at least a share of first place in Pool F entering its pool-play finale on Sunday. This match is virtually a must-win for Latvia to remain in contention for the Pool F title and a berth to the FIVB U21 World Championship.
NCAA players on Poland roster: None
NCAA players on Latvia roster: None

CEV U21 EURO QUALIFICATION STANDINGS

Pool E
Team Pool Overall Points
T-1. Serbia 2-0 2-0 6
T-1. Ukraine 2-0 2-0 6
T-3. Bulgaria 0-2 0-2 0
T-3. France 0-2 0-2 0
Pool F
Team Pool Overall Points
T-1. Germany 1-0 1-0 3
T-1. Poland 1-0 1-0 3
T-3. Belgium 0-1 0-1 0
T-1. Latvia 0-1 0-1 0

LEGEND
z – Clinched pool championship and berth to FIVB U21 World Championship