Volleyball World Cup, group D: duel between Brazil and China for first place

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The Women’s Volleyball World Cup is about to begin. The hunt for the title of the most important team competition of the year will start on Friday 23 September. Many teams leave to get to the end of the tournament but the possibility of witnessing surprises is around the corner, especially in such a short but exciting event. The matches will be held in Poland and the Netherlands, where 24 teams will be divided, in the first phase, in four groups.

Group D: Brazil and China start ahead, chasing Japan

One of the most interesting rounds of the whole event, besides that of I.talyis group D, formed by Brazil, China, Japan, Argentina, Colombia And Czech Republic. The green-gold national team will most likely compete for primacy with the two Asian teams, with the other two South American teams and the only European representative starting further back. The meetings are scheduled at Gelredome of Arnhem.

Argentina

To prepare for the world championship, the Argentine team has chosen to play a series of friendly matches useful to test their condition and level of play. The balance was 3 wins and 3 defeats, the latter coming against teams equipped as Belgium And Japan. L’Argentina can rely on the experience of Nizetichcertainly the player called to drag her teammates, and on Daniela’s contribution Bulaich and Victoria Mayerboth seen in Italy.

Argentina volley

Brazil

The green-gold national team is back from second place at the Volleyball Nations League, behind Italy. The team coached by Ze Roberto will be led by spiker Gabi Guimaraesone of the best performers of the role, from the experience of Macris Carneiro and from the central Ana Carolina da Silva. The Brazil he then added perspective players like Kisy to this solid foundation Nascimento and Julia Kudiesswho will compete for the spot in the center with veteran Carol Gattaz.

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Brazil volley F
Brazil volley F

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China

The Chinese team is one of the candidates to win the title. In the 2018 edition, the Asian national team finished in third place, after losing the semi-final to theItaly. Fresh from the quarter-finals in VNLChina has at its disposal complete players like Li Yingying, Xuan Xinyue And Gong Xiangyu. The goal for the team coached by Bin Cai will certainly be to go all the way and the challenges against Brazil And Japan they will be able to say a lot about their ambitions.

China volley
China volley

Colombia

There Colombia will participate for the first time in its history at the World Cup. The qualification took place thanks to the second place in the South American Championships of 2021, behind the Brazil. The players to keep an eye on in this world championship will be the central Valerin Carabali and spiker Ana Karina Olaya, ready to lead the South American women who have reached this historic milestone. The enthusiasm of the Colombians will be one of the factors to consider for the team coached by Antonio Netowhich could give further joys to their fans.

Colombia volley
Colombia volley

Japan

The Japanese formation aims to be one of the surprises of the competition. After winning all the friendly matches that precede the World Cupthe Japan arrives in Holland with great confidence. The Japanese sextet can boast the presence of two guns like Sarina Koga and Arisa Inoue and aims to amaze after having played an excellent one VNLwhich ended in the quarter-finals due to the elimination against Brazil. The challenges against the China and the South Americans are the most anticipated of the group, which promises to be one of the funniest of the event.

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Japan volleyball
Japan volleyball

Czech Republic

The last team that makes up group D is the Czech Republic. The Czechs have not taken part in a World Cup since the edition played in Japan in 2010. The team coached by Iaonnis Athanasopoulos a few days ago he hit the qualification for the European Championships to be held in 2023 and present themselves at this event without too much pressure. The passage of the turn will presumably be decided through the challenges against Colombia And Argentina and who knows that the light-heartedness of the European sextet cannot be one of the key aspects for a possible exploit.

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