Canada misplaced to Italy within the opening match on the Males’s Volleyball World Championships


It’s mentioned that shut solely issues in horseshoes and drive-in films, however Canada gave Italy an honest run within the opening match of the lads’s volleyball world championships in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Saturday.

Within the opening match of Pool E, Italy defeated Canada 25-13, 25-18, 39-37 in a finest of 5 match.

Defending European champions Italy had a particular benefit in blocking in opposition to Canada, producing 14 blocking factors in comparison with Canada’s 4.

Outdoors hitter Alessandro Micheletto, who dominated the match for Italy, mentioned Canada was harder than the indicated rating.

“Canada performed rather well within the third set,” Michiletto mentioned. “We had some issues together with his serve and we did not do nicely from our facet. However we’re glad that we had been capable of win and begin the match nicely.”

Ryan Slater was the one Canadian to succeed in double digits within the match with 12 factors (11 kills, one ace).

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FIVB Males’s Volleyball World Championship: Italy v Canada

Watch Canada battle it out on the 2022 FIVB Males’s Volleyball World Championships in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Canada is in a pool of 4 groups together with Turkey, China and Italy. Earlier, Turkey defeated China 25-15, 25-19, 25-14 on the primary day.

Canada’s subsequent match is in opposition to China on Monday. Canada will play Turkey on Wednesday.

24 nations are competing within the competitors, which runs till 11 September.


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