It was my last game. This farewell showed what our team is about. My heart is bleeding because I have to leave, but the team will grow without me.” – German captain Maren Fromm said in the final press conference of her 11-year career with the national team.
It’s on to the 3rd round of 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championships for #1 China, #7 Italy and #3 Serbia. The final 3 slots will be determined on Thursday.
Serbia suffered its first loss of the World Championships, falling to Japan in four sets on Wednesday. Brazil handed the Netherlands its first loss as well to stay in the race for the Final Six.
Louisa Lippmann led Germany to the biggest upset of the tournament so far on Sunday.
2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 29 September – 20 October Schedule Teams Power Rankings Best Scorers As was expected,…
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.
Sweeps were the result of the day at the World Championships on Day 3 with all three matches in Pool A and in Pool D ending in short order.
Japan and The Netherlands should shine bright in Pool A