VNL 2023: Canada successfully overcomes resistance from Croatia

Volleyball News: In the follow-up match of VNL 2023 held in Bangkok, Canada achieved an important victory with a score of 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 28-26) against Croatia .

Both teams need to move away from the bottom of the standings to secure their presence in the 2024 VNL and Canada is getting closer, climbing to ninth place with four wins (13 points). Croatia occupies 15th place with two victories (six points).

Outside hitter Alexa Gray played an important role in Canada’s victory, producing a game-high 20 points (17 points, three blocks). The next player with the most points was against Kiera Van Ryk, who had 11 points (nine Spikes, one Ace, one Block).

Croatia had three players who scored ten points: middle blockers Emma Strunjak and Martina Šamadan and outside hitter Laura Miloš.

Following the results of another match on the same day and at the same venue, thousands of fans who filled the Hua Mark Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, were left speechless when the home team was defeated by the Netherlands. Down.

Showing incredible strength and consistency throughout the match, the European representatives secured a 3-0 (28-26, 25-18, 25-20) victory over Thailand.

The Netherlands’ third victory in nine matches at VNL 2023 moved the team to tenth place in the standings, with 11 points. Thailand are in 13th place with eight points and have managed to record just two wins from nine matches.

Outside striker Jolien Knollema played a key role in the Netherlands’ victory. The 20-year-old, who was in his second season in the VNL, had 15 points in the match, with 12 points, an ace and two blocks.

Article label: VNL 2023, Canada, Croatia

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