7th-ranked Italy and top-ranked China qualified for 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship 3rd round action with victories on Wednesday night inside Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium. The Italians remain undefeated at 8-0 with 24 points, while the Russians stand at 7-1 with 21 points.
The Thai team finished the 1st round of the 2018 Women’s Volleyball World Championships with a number of significant injuries.
16th-ranked Thailand may be forced to make some unwanted adjustments, as opposite hitter Pimpichaya Kokram sustained a right knee injury toward the end of the 3rd set in its 3-1 victory over 34th-ranked Trinadad and Tobago in Pool C of 2018 FIVB World Championship Tuesday night.
A balanced American offense saw 4 players score in double figures as they earned an opening win over Azerbaijan.
18-year old Chatchu-on Moksri was Thailand’s leading scoreer before going down with an ankle sprain at the Asian Games.
The loss of one star, plus the return of another, saw Thailand into the gold medal match for the first time in tournament history.
Chatchu-on Moksri is expected to miss the rest of the Asian Games tournament in 2018.
On Friday, the PFU BlueCats announced that they had signed Thai women’s national team player Chatchu-On Moksri to a contract…
Sandbothe has joined the team for the Asian Club Championships, making the 3rd club in her 2-year professional career so far.