They have signed six very respectable names – Mauricio Souza (middle blocker), Thiaguinho (setter), Mauricio Borges (outside hitter), Renan Zanatta (opposite), Joao Rafael (outside hitter) and Tiago Brendle (libero).
Mauricio Souza and Mauricio Borges are the winners of the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. Sesc have also signed two players from the Italian team Molfetta – Joao Rafael and Thiaguinho. A player from UFJF Renan Zanatta has also signed a contract with Sesc. The libero is coming from Campinas, Tiago Brendle.
Recall that Sesc RJ beat Jaó/Universo (GO) 3-0 (25-15, 25-20, 25-23) in the final of the Superliga B playoffs.