After opening the World Championships against host Bulgaria on Sunday, Finland had a couple of days to regroup and bounced back with a sweep of No. 16 Cuba. Meanwhile, Bulgaria moved to moved to 2-1 and secured its place in the second round with a dominant blocking effort (12-0) in a sweep of Puerto Rico.
20 points from Wallace de Souza lifted Brazil over France in the best match of Thursday.
Coach Tuomas Sammelvu has anounced Finland’s preliminary roster (with just one cut left) for the FIVB Men’s WCH
At the conclusion of week one of the World League, Brazil’s Evandro Guerra emerged as the Best Scorer with 68 total points over the three matches in Group 1.