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NORCECAWC M: USA and Canada grab top two slots

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USA and Canada earned their second victories to become the top two teams in the NORCECA Champions Cup at the Joe Louis Arena on Friday, rewarding them with an early decision to qualify for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup in Japan on September 8 to 23.



USA defeated Cuba  3-1, while Canada made a 3-0 victory over Mexico in the NORCECA four-nation men’s tournament. Prior to these victories, USA and Canada aced their opening day matches to secure the top two spots in the competition before heading to the finale on May 23.

Anderson led all scorers with 17 points, while team-mate Taylor Sander contributed 15 points and Murphy Troy added 14 points. Cubans Osmany Uriarte and Rolando Cepeda scored 16 and 12 points, respectively.


Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 21. 05. 2015 16:00 Canada vs Cuba 3:0  25-22, 25-18, 25-17    
2nd game 21. 05. 2015 18:00 USA vs Mexico 3:0  25-15, 25-12, 25-17    
3rd game 22. 05. 2015 16:00 Mexico vs Canada 0:3 12-25, 20-25, 13-25     
4th game 22. 05. 2015 18:00 USA vs Cuba 3:1 20-25, 25-17, 25-10, 25-11     
5th game 23. 05. 2015 16:00 Cuba vs Mexico 0:0      
6th game 23. 05. 2015 18:00 USA vs Canada 0:0    


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