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.
Three weeks ago, we at volleymob had said that the Japanese women’s national team had released their final roster for…
On Monday, September 3rd, the Japanese Volleyball Association (JVA) with their broadcasting partner Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) had a press…
Madi Kingdon Rishel goes up for a block with Chiaka Ogbogu in the third set of Friday’s friendly match against Japan. Kindgon Rishel had 16 points in a 3-1 defeat for the United States.
After falling behind 2-1 in the match, Japan dug deep and pulled out two deuce sets for the win over the Dominican Republic. Poland put up 10 blocks and served up nine aces in a crushing sweep of Russia on Wednesday.
Turkey won its third straight match in Thailand with a dominant offensive showing in a sweep of South Korea. Japan mounted an awe-inspiring comeback effort, rallying from down 2-0 in the match, down five points in Set 4 and facing two match-points in Set 5 to steal away a victory over Thailand.
Day 2 of Volleyball Nations League action brought redemption for many sides, but also saw World #2 United States edged by a young Turkish squad. To see the agony and ecstasy of each match, we’ve included a short recap of the action and also quotes from the involved parties.
2018 FIVB WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL NATIONS LEAGUE – WEEK 1 May 15th-17th, 2018 Power Rankings Various Locations Preview Day one…
The inaugural FIVB NVL already delivered one for the history books
If there were a group of death in the Volleyball Nation’s League, it might Pool 4 on opening weekend, with three of the world’s top six teams battling it out.