Filippo Lanza notched 20 points to pace the Italians in a four-set win, which snapped a two-match VNL skid for the team, while Poland showed its depth and bested Japan in every way to stay atop the VNL table as Damian Schulz and Bartosz Bednorz turned in all-around efforts.
Ryan Sclater and Stephen Maar turned in double-digit point tallies to lift Canada to its third straight VNL victory, while the home crowd finally left happy as the Argentines bested Italy in every way in a surprise sweep on Sunday to close out a three-match homestand.
2018 FIVB MEN’S VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE – WEEK 1/POOL 4 May 25-27, 2018 Kraljevo Sports Hall, Kraljevo, Serbia (Capacity: 3,331)…
Italy served up 14 aces and put up 12 blocks, while Ivan Zaytsev racked up a tournament-best 32 points to lift the team past World #1 Brazil in five sets on Saturday. Drazen Luburic and Uros Kovacevic teamed up to lead Serbia to a four-set victory over Germany.
Ivan Zaytsev is back in the fold for the Italian men’s National Team.
Ivan Zaytsev (above) and Osmany Juantorena will bring some of the punch back to the Italian lineup this summer, though there are still key absences from the Blue.
Osmany Juantorena wins his 2nd Gazzetta trophy in a row by 1 point
Osmany Juantorena and Aleksander Atanasijevic race for Gazzetta trophy in last round of SuperLega
Azimut Modena crushes 2nd place Lube Civitanova while other teams in Serie A had tougher victories in multiple 5 set games.
The Italian Men’s League is undoubtedly one of the strongest men’s leagues in the world, but could it quite possibly be the best?