Sweep abound on day two of the 2017 NORCECA Men’s World Qualifier, with no real tests or challenges for any teams occurring.
The Canadians will look to ride through a strong World League finish this year at the qualifier to earn their bid to the 2018 World Championships. St. Lucia has already competed in one day of play, losing at the hands of Trinidad and Tobago in straight sets.
The Canadian Men’s National Team is bringing in nearly the same lineup they used in their tremendous 2017 FIVB World League run to the 2017 NORCECA Men’s World Qualifier.
The World League concluded just weeks ago, with France taking the title away from hosts Brazil in a dramatic five-set…
Canada wins the third-place match by coming back from a one-set deficit to defeat Team USA.
Micah Christenson has been a rock at setter for the United States throughout the tournament.
France’s dynamic outside hitter Earvin Ngapeth had his best game since returning from injury on Friday.
Day two of the FIVB World League Final Six has concluded with Canada and the USA both upsetting their opponents. With their wins, both teams have secured their spot in the semifinals that will take place on July 7.
The Canadian squad comes in as the #5-seed of the World League Final Six after a third-week push boosted them to the top portion of the competition.
France wrapped up Pool I1 play with a sweep of Belgium, while Canada finished off group action with a four-set win over Italy.