This is the first time coaches Bernadinho and José Roberto Guimarães, owners of five Olympic gold medals (10 total if silvers and bronze medals are considered) went head to head in a Superliga match in the last three years
Most of Superliga’s top tier teams dominate opening round play
This year’s Superliga boasts one of the deepest fields ever
Turkish Captain Çagla Akin guaranteed the press that the Turkish squad will win a gold medal tomorrow. Is she going to able to stop Slovenia’s Cinderella Story?
Current World Champions Brazil was knocked out unexpectedly by Cuba. Slovenia, Bulgaria, Turkey, and the Dominican Republic will battle it out for a finals spot starting tomorrow.
She will be working with coach José Roberto Guimarães for the second time in her career
José Roberto Guimarães is back at Superliga after a two-year long hiatus with recently promoted Hinode/Barueri.
Over the past 12 FIVB World Grand Prix, the Brazilian team has been a dominant force with eight gold medals and finishing as the runner-up on three separate occasions.
21-year old Edinara Brancher has signed a one year contract with Barueri in Sao Paulo, choosing them over Rio, with…