Japan’s Women’s Coach Kumi Nakada Optimistic About Team’s Chances At The Olympics After Respectable WCH Run
The Japanese women’s volleyball team was once the sport’s strongest powerhouse
The Netherlands and Japan did what they needed to do to cement their spots in the World Championships Final Six and then some, each leapfrogging Serbia for the top two spots in Pool E.
After a dominant first set, Japan was knocked on their heels in front of a huge home crowd on Sunday.
8th-ranked Netherlands finished strong in pool play with a sweep of 26th-ranked Mexico and will enter the second round with an undefeated 5-0 mark. 6th-ranked Japan came in second in Pool A, wrapping play at 4-1 following its 3-0 win over 13th-ranked Germany.
It was a day full of strong performances for match-favored teams, as 8th-ranked Netherlands, 13th-ranked Germany and 6th-ranked Japan recorded wins in straight sets inside Yokohama Arena on Wednesday night.
Pool A action on Monday at the 2018 FIVB World Championship was very competitive, however, the results all game in straight sets for Germany, Netherlands and Japan. The Netherlands is alone atop the standings in Pool A with a 3-0 mark and 8 points.
As part of the run-up to the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Japan, host broadcaster Tokyo Broadcasting System…
On Monday, September 3rd, the Japanese Volleyball Association (JVA) with their broadcasting partner Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) had a press…
Olympian and former captain, Erika Araki, has resumed working out with the Japanese National Team. While she did not participate in the Volleyball Nations League, she is back preparing for the FIVB World Championships this September – October.