Azimut Modena’s Earvin Ngapeth caught himself in a bit of trouble recently as he was pulled over by police and was determined to have a blood alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit in Italy.
Modena was forced to go to the transfer market after Franciskovic’s injury left the team with only one setter
The second week of the Italian Men’s Superleague play has concluded with Sir Safety Conad Perugia and Azimut Modena sitting at the top of the rankings with six points after sweeping both of their opponents.
This year’s Superliga will be one of the deepest domestic leagues in the world.
The start of the Italian LegaVolley, the highest branch of men’s volleyball in Italy is now less than one week away from the start the 2017-18 season.
Even the top dogs for the best men’s volleyball programs have players they look up to or admire and know will be a challenge to compete against.
Team USA’s Matthew Anderson was chosen as the tournament’s best outside hitter despite his team’s poor performance
Brazil wins its fifth WGCC gold. Team USA greatly underachieves, loses to a depleted Italian team, and is knocked out of the podium.
Brazil’s 3-2 win against the USA all but gives the South Americans the tournament title, even though three other teams have mathematical chances at it.
Team USA hands the World League’s champions a 3-0 loss. They are now in first place of the round robin tournament with two games still left to go. Meanwhile, Brazil and Italy won their games, and trail the American team closely in the standings.