Former German NT Captain Maren Fromm Postpones Retirement To Help An Injury-Riddled SSC Schwerin Squad
Fromm is doing SSC Schwerin “a favor”
The draw for the 3rd round of the FIVB Women’s World Championship features Italy, Japan and Serbia in Pool G and Netherlands, China and the United States in Pool H. Matches are set to begin on Oct. 14 in Noppon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan.
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.
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.
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.
After a dominant first set, Japan was knocked on their heels in front of a huge home crowd on Sunday.
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.
The German Volleyball Federation has announced in its official website its female team for the FIVB 2018 Women’s World Championship
Recently, the German squad finished the VNL in 11th place with a 5-10 record – It will have to work hard in order to improve its performance in the WCH