Turkey stops Slovenia’s Cinderella Run, takes home the gold medal. Bulgaria wins bronze.
Team USA’s Matthew Anderson was chosen as the tournament’s best outside hitter despite his team’s poor performance
Brazil wins its fifth WGCC gold. Team USA greatly underachieves, loses to a depleted Italian team, and is knocked out of the podium.
Croatian setter will serve as primary backup to American Micah Christenson.
The upstart hosts Slovenia will play for gold in front of a home crowd and the world #2s Turkey on Sunday.
Iran is coming off a four-set win against hosts, Japan, at the World Grand Champions Cup and will fight for a shot at the top prize in a match against France.
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The WGCC finally reaches its final day with four teams with a mathematical chance at the gold medal.
Italy took down France on day four of the World Grand Champions Cup, while Team USA is looking to build themselves back up to boost their positioning in the competition.
Turkish Captain Çagla Akin guaranteed the press that the Turkish squad will win a gold medal tomorrow. Is she going to able to stop Slovenia’s Cinderella Story?
Brazil’s 3-2 win against the USA all but gives the South Americans the tournament title, even though three other teams have mathematical chances at it.
Can Slovenia take its Cinderella run into the finals?
France has had a less than expected start at the World Grand Champions Cup, with a 1-2 record and currently sitting in fifth place.
Today’s winner will put one hand in the trophy. Meanwhile, Iran and Italy will face off against Japan and France, respectively, in an attempt to stay alive in the title race.
Current World Champions Brazil was knocked out unexpectedly by Cuba. Slovenia, Bulgaria, Turkey, and the Dominican Republic will battle it out for a finals spot starting tomorrow.
Team USA hands the World League’s champions a 3-0 loss. They are now in first place of the round robin tournament with two games still left to go. Meanwhile, Brazil and Italy won their games, and trail the American team closely in the standings.
Dajana Boskovic (left) has signed her first pro agreement after finishing her 4 years of eligibility in the American collegiate system.
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