Cuba’s leading scorer was Fernando Hernandez Ramos who notched 22. His captain Wilfredo Leon Venero put up 16 points. Isbel Mesa Sandobal had a great day on the defensive end with six of Cuba’s 15 blocks. Cuba was outblocked 8-1 in a disastrous first set, but in the other sets they were the superior blockers by a count of 14 to 6.
Cuba play giant-killers again, knocking off Brazil in five
Hamamatsu, Japan, November 28, 2011 - Coming off an impressive victory against world No. 3 Italy on Sunday, No. 6 Cuba continued to play beyond their ranking by knocking off top-ranked Brazil 3-2 (17-25, 25-22, 25-23, 20-25, 15-12) on Monday in 2011 FIVB Men’s World Cup third round action