Canada’s males’s staff is third in a row after dropping to Italy within the Volleyball Nations League.


The Canadian males’s indoor volleyball staff continues to be in search of its first win within the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

Canada misplaced their third match in a row in opposition to Italy 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-19) at TD Place in Ottawa on Saturday.

Jackson Howe scored eight factors to guide for Canada (0–3), with Pearson Ashenko including six.

“You must separate the feelings and the results,” stated Canadian captain Nicholas Hogg. “It is very disappointing however I feel if we maintain enjoying and practising, we are going to get there ultimately.”

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Italy leads Canada third straight within the Volleyball Nations League

The hosts Italians misplaced in straight units within the Nations League event.

Mattia Botolo and Yuri Romano had 13 factors (2-1) for Italy.

On the Tuesday and Friday earlier than Saturday, Canada misplaced to Germany and Tokyo 2020 gold medalists France in straight units.

Presently ranked No. 12 on the earth, the Canadian staff will likely be hoping to show issues round on Sunday once they tackle No. 22 Bulgaria at 5 p.m. ET to play in Ottawa.

The competitors will then transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria, the place Canada will play Australia, Poland, Serbia and Iran from June 21 to June 25.

,[On Sunday,] first [thing we need to change] will most likely be obtained. “We did not have a very good reception tonight,” Hogg stated of the upcoming match. However, first, now we have to stabilize our recreation as a result of it is a bit of bit in all places proper now.

,[Bulgaria is] Taking part in rather well. [It’s] A younger staff that’s actually dynamic. We’ve to return out of the firing. Feelings will likely be vital on this recreation. If we maintain the ball on our facet and swing some huge outdoors, I feel now we have a shot at beating them.”

The match will likely be broadcast dwell on, CBC Gem and the CBC Sports activities app.


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