Chaumont put forth a nearly perfect performance against Viking of Norway to move to the 2nd Round.
Poitiers got an upset win over Chaumont to start the season.
Michael Saeta led Chaumont VB 52 to their first win in the Champions League.
Canadian men’s head coach Stephane Antiga (above) will try to lift his team to another new-height at this year’s World Championship.
19-year old high-flying opposite Sharone Vernon-Evans will see his first court time since undergoing surgery earlier this year in the Memorial of Hubert Jerzy Wagner.
SWD Duren has a deep history with Canadian players
Canada saved its best for Ottawa
As Week 3 approaches, the United States is one of three 5-1 teams atop the VNL standings. Canada is right behind at 4-2. The teams will meet on Sunday in a rematch of the 2017 World League bronze medal match.
Canadian coach Stephane Antiga will lead Canada into their encore season after last summer’s World League breakthrough.
Besides Bann (above), Chaumont has also added Bulgarian National Team member Martin Atanasov and Frenchman Julie Winkelmuller