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VNL W: Italy Dominates France in Macao

by WoV
source: Volleyball World; FIPAV

Macao, China – The Italian women’s national volleyball team secured their fourth victory in the Volleyball Nations League 2024 with a 3-0 win (25-15, 25-14, 25-14) over France.

Team Italy – Photo: Volleyball World

Under the guidance of coach Julio Velasco, the Italian team executed a flawless performance, meeting the goal of winning in straight sets. This victory, the first of four matches scheduled in Macao, boosted Italy’s world ranking points by 2.42, edging them closer to Olympic qualification. Italy now stands at 4 wins and 12 points in the VNL standings, moving towards the Final 8 in Bangkok. Paola Egonu led the scoring with 13 points, followed by Danesi with 9 and Lubian with 8.

Marina Lubian: “It was crucial not to lose any sets. We’re happy with our performance, and we’re aiming to improve throughout the week.”

Myriam Sylla: “Playing together again was emotional and satisfying. We’re focused on qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympics and taking one match at a time.”

Some Match Stats:

  • Italy: 6 aces, 10 blocks, 18 errors
  • France: 0 aces, 1 block, 23 errors

VNL Pool 3 (Macao, China)

  • Italy vs. France 3-0 (25-15, 25-14, 25-14)
  • Netherlands vs. China  1-3 (25-21, 23-25, 23-25, 21-25)
Standings provided by Sofascore

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