The Dutch squad upset Italy with a very one sided 3-0 win behind another Lonneke Slöetjes’s gem performance. Serbia did its homework and ended Belarus’s surprising Euro run.
After the Netherlands routed Croatia in their playoff match, they will now take on Italy in the quarterfinals of the 2017 CEV European Women’s Championships.
The Netherlands easily defeated Croatia in a straight sets match. Meanwhile, Belarus had to come back from 2-0 to make history against The Czech Republic. They will face Italy and Serbia, respectively, in the next round.
The Netherlands and Croatia will battle it out for their spot in the quarterfinals of the 2017 CEV European Women’s Championships in the playoff phase of the tournament.
The Netherlands is set and ready to go for the 2017 Women’s European Championships that will take place in both Azerbaijan and Georgia.
The Netherlands are returning a strong lineup for the 2017 Women’s CEV European Championships that led them to the Final Six of the 2017 World Grand Prix this summer.
The Netherlands have been competing at the FIVB World Grand Prix on and off since their first year in 1994. In 2007 the Dutch finished fifth in the opening rounds but rolled through the competition in the Final Six to the undefeated gold medal.
Brazil’s Adenizia da Silva had 5 blocks on Sunday. She’s the best blocker in Group 1 play so far.
Brazil and Team USA won their matches on day one of week three in the World Grand Prix.
Coach Morrison says that the Netherlands is playing their best.