F I V B  FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
PRESS RELEASE 28.05.2003

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Brazil men's and women's team destined for Europe

May 28, 2003 - The national men's and women's teams of Brazil finished their final training sessions in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday and have departed for Europe. The men's team of Bernardinho, who beat Germany twice in their opening two matches of the World League in Sao Paulo last weekend and now head to Italy in a crunch weekend where Brazil take on Italy in Firenze and Bologna on Friday and Sunday respectively. After that, the World Champions go to Portugal for matches on June 7 and 8 before heading to play on June 14, 15. Meanwhile the women's team of coach Marco Aurelio Motte is preparing for the Grand Prix, with three friendly matches in Holland on May 29, 30 and 31 before heading to Switzerland to play in the Montreux Voley Masters.


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