The 2017-18 season of the Italian Men’s Superleague is finally set in stone with competition beginning on October 15.
The Dutch handled Portugal, while the Czech Republic hung on for a five-set win over Egypt to begin Pool F2 play.
At the conclusion of week one of the World League, Brazil’s Evandro Guerra emerged as the Best Scorer with 68 total points over the three matches in Group 1.
Slovenia remained undefeated in Pool A2 play with a 3-1 rout of the Czech Republic, moving to 9 points and a tie for the top spot in Group 2.
The first day of the World League has ended, with Slovenia and Korea winning their matches in Pool A2 of Group 2.
Finland needed to win just two sets over the Czech Republic to win the group, and despite stumbling in Set 3, finished the qualifying round with a four-set win.