Brazil and France walked away with five-set wins on the day as both teams joined Canada and the U.S. to finalize the teams in the semifinals.
Brazil finished in the second place position in Group 1 of the World League, concluding the preliminary rounds of the tournament. They finished the tournament with a 6-3 record.
Brazil is reworking their line-up in the days leading up to the World League Group 1 finals.
France’s Stephen Boyer remains on fire after the third week of play in the FIVB World League.
In a repeat of last year’s World League finals, reigning World League champions Serbia will take on reigning Olympic champions Brazil in week three.
The second week of the World League has ended and a new points leader has emerged in each of the three groups.
Bulgaria scored the upset over Brazil while Poland won a big match against Canada to close out Pool E1.
Brazil kept things rolling with a win over Poland while Canada took down Bulgaria in Pool E1.
Dawid Konarski (12) and Kubiak (11) followed. Kubiak served up three aces, while Konarski added 11 kills.
The continued evolution of Brazil will be key as it faces off with upset-minded teams Poland and Canada, which made it through the opening round at 2-1.