The Americans secured the Pool C title with its fifth-straight win on Tuesday, topping Tunisia via sweep. Serbia meanwhile edged out Russia in five sets to claim the second spot in the group.
Taylor Averill led the match with 4 aces in a 3-0 win over Cameroon. Serbia defeated Australia to remain within striking distance of the top of Pool C.
The United States top Russia in a match-up of teams ranked in the top 4 of the world. Serbia beat Tunisia to stay in second place of Pool C.
2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – Preliminary Pool C Sept. 12-18, 2018 Bari, Italy Pool C: No. 2 USA, No….
Pool C got started with a trio of matches in Bari, Italy, on Wednesday. Cameroon and Russia walked away with sweeps, while the United States survived a five-set battle with Serbia.
One of the favorites to win the titles, the squad’s biggest strenght lies at the opposite and middle positions
Brazilian Bruno Rezende, Dutchman Nimir Abdel-Aziz, Bulgarian Rosalyn Penchev, Serbian Uros Kovacevic and Italian Simone Anzani reportedly took their game…
France’s serve and attack sliced through Serbia as they join Russia as Pool winners on the day with the semifinals next.
2016 FIVB World League MVP Marko Ivovic (above) and Serbia were swept the last time they faced each Brazil and France, but will have health on their sides in the Final 6.
Serbia put up 10 blocks and had help from four double-digit scoring efforts in a four-set win over Japan to secure its spot in the VNL Final Six. Stephen Maar was back on his game for Canada with 16 points to lift his team to a sweep of China.