Iran adds another chapter to its up and coming volleyball resume, coming from behind 2-0 to hand Team USA its first defeat of the tournament.
Matthew Anderson ushered USA’s opening day straight-set (25-21, 25-18, 25-13) win over hosts Japan. Brazil and Iran also came out victorious.
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The Slovenian star will join Bruno Rezende, Earvin N’Gapeth and Max Holt in Modena’s superteam.
José Roberto Guimarães’s Hinode/Barueri start off São Paulo State Champioships (Paulista) strong against its coach’s former gold medalist pupils.
Matt Anderson’s 31 point effort wasn’t enough to hold off Brazil, who got out with a win at the tie break
(23-25, 25-22, 25-23, 22-25 and 18-16)
The return of Olympians Matt Anderson, Alex Holt, and Aaron Russel were not enough for Team USA to fend off Brazil in the first game of the USA Volleyball Cup.
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Team USA loses once again to Brazil. Now, their attention shifts to the USA Volleyball Cup.