Consistency, Growth are Coaches’ Desires for Group G1 Teams

  0 Wendy Mayer | June 16th, 2017 | Brazilian Volleyball, European volleyball, FIVB World League, International Volleyball, News, South American Volleyball


World League matches continue this week with Group G1 action in Cordoba, Argentina.

Ahead of play beginning this afternoon,coaches from all four teams – Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria and Serbia discussed their team’s prospects for the next round of the tournament.

Serbian assistant Nedzad Osmankac talked about his team’s need for continued growth and to play at a high level again this week.

Bulgarian coach Plamen Konstantinov hopes his team will take advantage of its opportunity to qualify and keep up the intensity.

Brazilian coach Renan Dal Zotto was thankful for his team’s health, while pointing out the excellence of the four teams in the competition.

Argentina’s Julio Velasco said injuries among other things have held his team back and limited them to just one win so far. He also compared his teams to Brazilian teams of old which were quick but not tall, saying that provides a model for his squad.

Group G1 play kicks off at 5:10 p.m. ET when Brazil (4-2) faces Bulgaria (3-3). The match will be streamed live here.

Serbia (5-1) then takes on Argentina (1-5) at 8:10. Live streaming is available here.

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Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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