Brazil currently ranks 2nd in VNL’s standings, with an 8-1 record
Italy did all it could after a slow VNL start, but came up just short as the Netherlands and Turkey came through with victories on Wednesday to sew up the final two spots in the Final Six.
Rosamaria Montibeller led a group of four double-digit scorers for Brazil in a four-set win over Thailand.
Just two spots are still available in the Volleyball Nations League Final Six after the close of play on Tuesday as two more teams – Brazil and Serbia – punched their tickets to China.
Tandara Caixeta scored 15 points in just three sets of action, many coming in a decisive fourth set in Brazil’s win over Belgium, which officially punched the team’s ticket to the VNL Final Six. Italy dominated the net in a quick sweep of Thailand, put-blocking its foes 13-0, to stay in the race for the VNL Final Six.
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Sunday brought a few surprise results and standout performances, but the top four teams stood strong in Brazil, Poland, France and the United States.
Giovanni Guidetti’s right handed man for the 2017-18 season, Brazilian Mauricio Thomas has decided to leave the club to accept a head coach position with a team in his home-country
Brazil has suffered a hefty blow to its VNL aspirations
Brazil put down 21 more kills in the match, including 15 by Wallace DeSouza in a rout of China on Sunday to stay atop the VNL standings. Russia picked up its second straight home victory, besting Iran in every scoring category, while Dmitriy Muserskiy scored a match-high 24 points.