It’s on to the 3rd round of the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship for 7th-ranked Italy (9-0, 27 points), top-ranked China (8-1, 24 points) and the 2nd-ranked United States (7-2, 19 points). The Italians bested the Americans, who squeaked in after the Chinese knocked off the Russians Thursday night.
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7th-ranked Italy rallied all the way back for a 3-1 upset victory after dropping the opening set to top-ranked China. The Italians complete pool play with a perfect 5-0 mark, while the Chinese drop to 4-1 heading to the second round of FIVB World Championship action.
Top-ranked China continued its dominance in Pool B, 7th-ranked Italy continued its reign over 25th-ranked Cuba and 12th-ranked Turkey swept past a ‘sorry’ 17th-ranked Bulgarian squad inside Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center in Sapporo Tuesday.
Petkov will lead a core of competent stars in Elitsa Vasileva, Dobriana Rabadzhieva and Gergana Dmitrova in the team’s future competitions.
Antonina Zetova is a strong candidate for the position