14. 11. 2019

BRA M: Taubaté successfully open title defense campaign

Source: superliga.cbv.com.br; Photo: Vôlei Taubaté/Facebook

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EMS Taubaté Funvic, current titleholders, successfully opened their title defense campaign in the Brazilian Men’s Volleyball Championship.


The champions EMS Taubaté Funvic presented to their audience in a good manner in the first match of the 2019/20 Superliga Masculina regular season. They swept newcomers APAN Blumenau, who earned the spot in Superliga by winning the silver medal in the second division last season, by a 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-18).

The Olympic champion Maurício Souza led Taubaté with 19 points, of which 6 came from the block. As for the returnees to the Brazilian top division after eight years, there were no double-digit players in their roster.

2019/20 Superliga Masculina regular season – Round 1

November 10:

Denk Academy Maringá Vôlei - Vôlei Renata 3-1 (25-18, 27-25, 19-25, 26-24)

Vôlei UM Itapetininga - Fiat/Minas 3-0 (25-15, 36-34, 25-21)

Pacaembu Ribeirão Preto - Sada Cruzeiro 1-3 (30-28, 21-25, 16-25, 14-25)

América Vôlei - Sesc RJ 0-3 (14-25, 19-25, 24-26)

November 14:

EMS Taubaté Funvic - APAN Blumenau 3-0 (25-12, 25-14, 25-18)

November 28:

Ponta Grossa Vôlei - Sesi-SP




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