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WL: Germany overpower Japan in opening fixture

by WoV
source: fivb.org; Photo: fivb.org

Germany defeated Japan in straight sets (28-26, 25-19, 25-16) in the opening Pool D match of the FIVB World League on Friday evening.

Japanes triple block of Tatsuya Fukuzawa, Akihiro Yamauchi and Kunihiro Shimizu

Germany-Japan

The two teams are historically matched, with four wins each in previous FIVB meetings, but in front of a crowd of 1,500, a German side missing star player Georg Grozer did the job in just 88 minutes.

Christian Fromm from Germany and Tatsuya Fukuzawa from Japan scored 15 points each. Stats

 

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