Leon led all players in scoring in his first match for his new side.
Sir Safety Perugia, who lost Ivan Zaytsev but signed Wilfredo Leon this season, declined a spot at the 2018 FIVB Club World Championships.
Wilfredo Leon has started training with the Polish National Team. He will be eligible to play for Poland in 2019.
Perugia also won their first-ever Italian Championship last year, and new stars and new heights come with new prices. The club has responded to an outcry from fans over the increase.
Ricci won a silver medal at the 2015 FIVB Grand Champions Cup with the Italian national team. That goes to show that with that kind of young talent in its bench, let alone players like the newly-signed Wilfredo Leon, Perugia’s squad is 12-player deep
James Shaw has decided not to play professional volleyball in order to finish his education. Shaw published a blog titled “Plans” in which he explains his decision.
Jonah Seif will be on his way to Perugia in Italy. He will be taking the role of backing up Luciano DeCecco from James Shaw.
Filippo Lanza bid farewell to his long-time club of Trentino. The outside hitter will be helping Perugia as they try to defend their title next season.
Aaron Russell’s future next year is in a loud of uncertainty. While Trentino would like him on their team, they apparently can not afford his salary.
Superstar Wilfredo Leon has been officially announced for at least the next 2 years with Italian champions Sir Safety Perugia.