Serbia put up 10 blocks and had help from four double-digit scoring efforts in a four-set win over Japan to secure its spot in the VNL Final Six. Stephen Maar was back on his game for Canada with 16 points to lift his team to a sweep of China.
A sweep at the hands of Serbia eliminated Canada from its outside shot at Final Six contention. Japan also was knocked out of the race as Chuan Jiang carried China to a four-set win over Japan with a 26-point effort.
After spending 3 years at Perugia, Aaron Russell is making the move to Trentino.
Aleksandar Atanasijevic racked up a match-high 32 points as Serbia registered its fourth five-set win in VNL play on Saturday, rallying past Iran.
Serbia is back to full-strength after resting 2 of their stars in week 2.
Even where there shouldn’t be pressure, the French team has spoken all summer of the pressure of performing for their home fans in the name of domestic growth of the sport.
Two of Serbia’s stars won’t take the court in week 2 of the Volleyball Nations League
Dmitry Muserskiy produced one of the most dominating performances of the Volleyball Nations League. He and Russia will square off against Serbia, Bulgaria, and Australia in Pool 5.
Week 1 of the 2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League will get underway on Friday in France, China, Poland, and…