After Day 2 of action, only four undefeated teams remain: Poland, France, Italy and the United States. The biggest team to fall on Saturday was top seeded Brazil, which fell victim to Ivan Zaytsev’s 32 points and No. 4 Italy in five sets.
Michal Kubiak and Lukasz Kaczmarek combined for 35 points to guide Poland to a sweep of Russia to put the team atop the VNL standings, while Canada stifled the Korean offense with eight blocks and kept the team off balance with tough serving, including six aces, in a quick sweep and its first win of Volleyball Nations League action.
Day 1 of the FIVB men’s Volleyball Natiosn League went mostly according to plan with just one slight upset by the world rankings.
Russia and Poland each turned in 13 blocks in a pair of Day 1 sweeps to open Volleyball Nations League Pool 3 play in Katowice.
Week 1 of the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League will get underway on Friday in France, China, Poland, and…
Besides Bann (above), Chaumont has also added Bulgarian National Team member Martin Atanasov and Frenchman Julie Winkelmuller
Puerto Rico took down Canada for the gold while Cuba won bronze at the Challenge Cup.
Cuba made quick work of Nicaragua to set up a de facto Pool B championship on Saturday.
The former Brazilian national teamer will coach AND play this season
Canada made the home crowd happy with a win while Puerto Rico also earned a sweep; NORCECA Women’s Challenge Cup Day 1.