Volleyball Nations League 2018 - Formula - FIVB Volleyball Nations League 2018



The 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League will include 16 teams for each gender, who will compete in a Preliminary Round over five weeks in a total of 20 pools of four teams each.

There will be one ranking table across all pools with the top five teams at the end of the Preliminary Round joining the hosts for the Finals.

Teams in the Finals will be placed in two pools of three teams each, with the top two of each pool advancing to semifinals followed by the medals matches.

A total of 260 matches will be played across the season - 130 for each gender (120 in the Preliminary Round plus 10 in the Finals).