After scoring the majority of Italy’s points thus far in the VNL, Osmany Juantorena and Ivan Zaytsev will not be travelling with the team to Osaka, Japan in Week 3.
Fernando Hernandez is coming back to Italy after a year in Turkey with Halkbank Ankara. He became the top scorer in Italy during his previous 2 seasons in the SuperLega.
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.
Modena vs Civitanova and Perugia vs Trentino are the teams that have made it through to the best-of-5 semifinals of the Italian SuperLega playoffs.
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June was filled with beach volleyball on both the AVP and FIVB Tours, while the indoor focus turned to the FIVB Men’s World League and women’s Pan American Cup and Montreaux Masters tournaments.
Diatec Trentino has continued their winning ways since taking down Azimut Modena three weeks ago in an upset while Modena boosts their score to be tied for second in the league following a sweep over Sir Safety Conad Perugia in week 12.
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?
The big matchup of the week was Diatec Trentino and Azimut Modena – which did not disappoint. Trentino pulled the match out with a five-set win, making the comeback over a strong Modena squad.
Diatec Trentino got themselves back on track this week with a five-set comeback win over Top Volley Latina in front of their home crowd.