F I V B  FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
PRESS RELEASE 06.11.2003

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Brazilian boys gearing up for World Cup

November 6, 2003 - Brazilian coach Bernardo Rezende has grouped together 13 players in a pre-World Cup training camp in Italy before naming his 12-strong squad on Sunday for the first Olympic qualifying event.

Giovane, André Heller, Henrique, André Nascimento, Anderson, Escadinha and Ricardinho have joined Nalbert, Rodrigão, Maurício, Gustavo, Dante and Giba, who all play in the Italian Championship, in Saint Croce, Italy where they have been training all week.

On Sunday Rezende will announce his squad, which will aim to add the 2003 men's World Cup title, which starts on November 16, to their 2003 World League and 2002 World Championship crowns.


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