06. 09. 2018

3 days to go – WCH 2018 M: Italy victorious vs. China, USA defeat Iran in three sets

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Many friendly games have been played today, before the start of the World Championship in Italy and Bulgaria.


Three days have been left until the start of the World Champs and many teams have decided to play against each other to prepare as better as they can.

The Italian team had to make a comeback in a game against China. After losing the first set, they made a turnaround and won a game in four sets.

A national team that will make a debut at this World Champs, Slovenia, have defeated Canada in four sets 3-1 (27-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20) in a friendly tournament Ljubljana Challenge, while the U.S. team defeated Iran in the other game at this tournament 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-20).

The Netherlands and Argentina played a great game today. Argentina were lucky to win the game in the tie-break.

Tunisia were better than the Dominican Republic.

Results of the friendly games:

Italy – China 3-1 (27-29, 25-18, 25-21, 25-21)

Slovenia – Canada 3-1 (27-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-20)

Netherlands – Argentina 2-3 (25-13, 12-25, 18-25, 25-18, 13-15)

Tunisa – Dominican Republic 3-1 (22-25, 25-18, 25-14, 25-17)

Iran – USA 0-3 (18-25, 15-25, 20-25)


Take a look at the World Championship host venues and competition formula. Also, see who is making a debut at the World Champs and who has the most appearances? Recall that Ngapeth might miss the tournament.


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