The tournament has now progressed into the semi-finals and in what is expected to be an entertaining contest in the men’s beach volleyball, ROC, comprising of Viacheslav Krasilnikov and Oleg Stoyanovskiy, will take on Qatar’s pair of
Cherif Younousse and Ahmed Tijan at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
ROC vs Qatar Match Preview
Qatar has been sensational throughout the tournament. Such has been the domination of Tijan and Younousse that they have not lost a single match at the Tokyo Olympics and are being counted as the firm favorites to win the gold this time around.
The way they thrashed America in the quarter-final even after starting poorly, suggests that have what it takes at the highest level. In fact, Qatar has lost just one set in Tokyo and that came in the quarter-final. However, they kept their cool and won the next two sets to make their way into the final 4.
On the other hand, ROC started their campaign with a defeat against Latvia, but have managed to script three wins back to back to make their way into the semis. Moreover, a win against the strong German unit would have given them a lot of confidence.
Tokyo Olympics Men’s Beach Volleyball: ROS vs Qatar Match Venue and Timings
This quarter-final encounter between ROC and Qatar will take place on 5th August 2021. The match will be played in Shiokaze Park, located in Tokyo.
- Japan (JST): 10:00 PM
- India (IST): 6:30 PM
- United Kingdom (BST): 2:00 PM
- Australia (AEST): 11:00 PM
- United States (EDT): 9:00 AM
ROC vs Qatar Match Prediction
ROC units have performed consistently for a long period of time in various tournaments. However, the duo from Qatar has outshined everyone in Tokyo this year. ROC will give a strong fight, but the odds are overwhelmingly in the favor of Tijan and Younousse who are expected to win without much hassle.
Where to watch?
The match will be broadcasted on TV and live-streamed worldwide. Here are the details-
|Antigua and Barbuda||CNS|
|Argentina||TVP TyC Sports|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||BHRT|
|Brazil||Grupo Globo BandSports|
|Brunei||beIN Sports RTB|
|Cambodia||beIN Sports Hang Meas|
|Canada||Bell Media CBC/Radio-Caada Sportsnet TLN|
|Caribbean||International Media Content Ltd. SportsMax|
|Chinese Taipei||Chunghwa Telecom EBC ELTA PTS|
|Cook Islands||Elijah Communications|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||RTNC|
|Dominican Republic||Antena 7|
|El Salvador||Canal 12|
|Estonia||ERR Postimees Group|
|Europe[ii]||Discovery, Inc. Eurosport|
|France||France Télévisions Eurosport|
|Hong Kong||DAZN i-Cable PCCW TVB|
|India||Doordarshan, SONY Pictures|
|Indian subcontinent||Sony Pictures Networks|
|Latin America[iii]||América Móvil Vrio Corp.|
|Malaysia||Astro beIN Sports RTM Unifi TV|
|Mexico||Televisa TV Azteca Imagen Televisión|
|Mongolia||C1 Eagle TV Edu TV ETV NTV SBN Star TV TM TV TV5 TV8 TV9 UBS VTV|
|New Zealand||Sky TVNZ|
|Papua New Guinea||EM TV|
|Philippines||beIN Sports Cignal TV PLDT|
|Russia||Channel One Match TV Telesport VGTRK|
|Solomon Islands||Solomon Telekom|
|South Africa||SABC SuperSport|
|South Korea||KBS MBC Naver SBS|
|Sub-Saharan Africa||Infront Sports & Media SuperSport TV5Monde|
|Thailand||AIS beIN Sports GMM25 Plan B JKN18 PPTV TPT NBT ThaiPBS True4U|
|Trinidad and Tobago||CNC3|
|United Kingdom||BBC Eurospor|
|Venezuela||Vrio Corp. TVES|
You can also catch the live action on apps like DAZN, ESPN+, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Sony LIV, NBC.