After a very disputed game, Brazilian victory by 3 sets to 1, partial 25/23, 24/26, 25/14 and 25/21. The highlight of the duel was the Gabi, who was the highest scorer with 19 points.
With the triumph, the green and yellow team advanced to semifinal competition in first place in Group A. The match will take place at 21h GMT, against the second place in Group B, not yet defined.
In the quest for the 17th title in the competition, the green and yellow team is being represented by seter Naiane and Giovana, the central Saraelen, Valkyrie and Milka, by Natalia, Gabi, Rosamaria and Paula; opposed by Sara and Domenica; besides libero Juliana.
The Brazilian team is led by Marco Queiroga, assistant coach of Luizomar de Moura, who, after winning the Club World Cup with his team, Sollys / Nestlé, in Doha, Qatar, will again lead the team in the semifinal.
Queiroga said the game was hard fought and the girls were able to withstand pressure from opponents and fans.
“I congratulate both Colombia and also our staff who knew withstand the pressure of the game and cheering against, and have strength to overcome adversity. They were very aggressive on serve and overcome the difficulty in passing. It was a good game to play. Our goal was to go even growing throughout the competition, “said Queiroga.
“It was a very cool game, exciting, where fans participated. They pressured us and we can look with tranqulidade” said Rosamaria.
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