Taubaté has just won its 5th straight State Championship in Brazil. But, perhaps none of its previous titles were as tough as this one.
Now that the dust has finally settled, it’s time to objectively look at the best players in this year’s WCH.
Bartosz Kurek (left) and Piotr Nowakowski (right) both made the Dream Team after Poland’s 2nd-straight World Championship.
Kursk has the trophy in his grasp for Poland, up 2-0.
Wallace and Kurek have come out with hot hands for Brazil and Poland in the first set.
Bruno is getting the start at setter for Brazil in the finals.
The Brazilian national team just booked a ticket to a place no one but themselves thought possible for them to go
With a spot in the semifinals already a surety, American coach John Speraw opted to give his younger players some experience in the pool finale against Brazil on Friday and the team suffered its first loss of the tournament, falling 3-0.
The FIVB Men’s World Championships Final Six kicked off in style with a hard-fought five-setter between Brazil and Russia, with the Brazilians winning the final three stanzas to steal away the victory.
Pool B daily recap