He was born in Rybniku (Poland) on March 8th 1995 and is certainly one of the most interesting talents in the European scene. We are talking about Konrad Formela, next season with the Tuscania Volley jersey. The young spiker has come under coach Morganti’s supervisions thanks to the very valuable work carried out by the VPA of Massimo Tomalino.
Skilled player, 1.95 cm tall, equipped with a stable reception, explosive attack and with excellent dexterity. He will form with Matteo Bertoli the pair of outside hitter of Tuscania Volley’s starting-six in 2018/2019 season.
In his career he spiked for Warsavia, Radom, Jastrzebski Wegiel and Effector Kielce in Plusliga, the highest Polish category. Moreover, he played in the Juniores polish national team. Last season he was in Switzerland, in the Biogas Volley Nafels, conquering as a protagonist the play off final than lost against Amirswill. During the Swiss season he also showed off in Challenge Cup, with remarkable performances which have not gone unnoticed to many European team.
Why did you choose Italy and especially Tuscania Volley?
“Everyone knows that the Italian volleyball school is one of the best in the world. I had the pleasure of collaborating with coaches like Roberto Piazza or Lorenzo Bernardi. I’m still young and I know I must learn a lot. I was looking for a club that could give me the chance to play and become a better player. I have heard very well about Tuscania from one of my friends, Bartlomiej Lipinski, who has played in Italy: he told me that it is a truly professional club and aims for the highest goals. I also love to play under pressure and I want to get something great next season.”
Tuscania Volley is a very special reality: for some seasons it is among the undisputed protagonists of the Serie A despite being a small town where, however, you can work peacefully. A definitely new environment for you. What do you expect to find?
“I would really like to live in a small town like Tuscania. I love nature and beautiful landscapes. I know I will not have many free moments, but in every of them I would like to be close to nature, to regain strength and concentration. Last season I lived in the small town of Nafels, it was one of the best moments of my life. I hope that spend in Tuscania will be even grater”.
Do you know the Bolgia? They are very special and warm supporters.
“I heard about them as an extraordinary group of fans. I love playing in front of such a passionate audience. I will try to do everything possible to give them more and more opportunities to enjoy and celebrate”.
“Konrad is a young player with good technical qualities – says coach Bruno Morganti -. Observing many of his matches I have noticed that he is a balanced player with good playing skills despite not being very old. It is volitional, determined, a good fighter in the field and I think he can give a big contribution to our new team. I am glad he is here”.
Tuscania Volley Press Office: Giancarlo Guerra