Aleksandar Atanasijevic scored 19 as Perugia beat Trentino to remain in first place.
Wilfredo Leon led Perugia with 11 kills and a match-high 5 aces in Perugia’s sweep over Verona.
Ricci won a silver medal at the 2015 FIVB Grand Champions Cup with the Italian national team. That goes to show that with that kind of young talent in its bench, let alone players like the newly-signed Wilfredo Leon, Perugia’s squad is 12-player deep
Ivan Zaytsev (above) and Osmany Juantorena will bring some of the punch back to the Italian lineup this summer, though there are still key absences from the Blue.
The Italian Men’s League is undoubtedly one of the strongest men’s leagues in the world, but could it quite possibly be the best?
Schedule, host information, and teams’ extended rosters for the seventh edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup
They will still, however, be without Olympic stars Ivan Zaytsev, Emanuele Biraelli, and Osmany Juantorena, but veteran Simone Buti (above) will be present to captain the team.
The 2017-18 season of the Italian Men’s Superleague is finally set in stone with competition beginning on October 15.
Italy upset France to end their unbeaten streak while Canada won a five-setter with Belgium to open Pool I1 play.