“I Did Not Have Enough Help From The Coach In The Games” – Russia’s Irina Koroleva After Her Team’s Worst Ever WCH Finish
There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Russia’s recent 8th place finish at the FIVB WCH was beyond disappointing
A balanced American offense saw 4 players score in double figures as they earned an opening win over Azerbaijan.
Although it suffered a scare at the first set of the game, Turkey had no trouble defeating Italy 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-18 and 25-21) to win the Gloria Cup crown this Sunday
19-year old Paola Egonu put up the first 30+ point match of the 2018 Rabobank Super Series.
Led in scoring by middle blocker Yvon Belien, the Dutch women moved to 2-0 in the tournament with a win over Italy’s 2nd team.
Russia and Croatia held rankings in a pair of sweeps, while No. 23 Greece took No. 17 Hungary in a five-set affair.