The first week of the Italian men’s Superleague has concluded with Italian Super Cup winners, Sir Safety Conad Perugia, winning their match easily in three.
Team USA’s Matthew Anderson was chosen as the tournament’s best outside hitter despite his team’s poor performance
Today’s winner will put one hand in the trophy. Meanwhile, Iran and Italy will face off against Japan and France, respectively, in an attempt to stay alive in the title race.
Schedule, host information, and teams’ extended rosters for the seventh edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup
They will still, however, be without Olympic stars Ivan Zaytsev, Emanuele Biraelli, and Osmany Juantorena, but veteran Simone Buti (above) will be present to captain the team.
The 2017-18 season of the Italian Men’s Superleague is finally set in stone with competition beginning on October 15.
Italy upset France to end their unbeaten streak while Canada won a five-setter with Belgium to open Pool I1 play.
Emanuele Birarelli (center) and Osmany Juantorena (right) won’t be on the 2017 World League roster, but the world’s best young setter Simone Giannelli (left) will be.