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VNL W: Japan and Italy Set for Showdown in VNL 2024 Final

by WoV
source: Volleyball World

Japan and Italy will clash in the grand final of the VNL2024. Japan secured their first-ever medal in the Women’s Volleyball Nations League after a thrilling five-set semifinal win over Brazil. This victory ended Brazil’s 13-game winning streak and broke their pattern of defeating Japan in five sets.

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Italy advanced to their second VNL final, dominating Poland in a 3-0 semifinal sweep. Italian star Paola Egonu led with 22 points, ensuring Italy’s place in the final.

In Japan’s match, Yukiko Wada emerged as the hero, scoring 21 points after stepping in for Kotona Hayashi. Japan triumphed 3-2, with significant contributions from Sarina Koga and Mayu Ishikawa.

Japan will face Italy in the final on Sunday, aiming for their first gold in the tournament’s history.

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