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Ishii, Araki help Japan in five-set triumph over Brazil

 
Yuki Ishii and Erika Araki led Brazil to a 3-2 win over Brazil in the 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup
Nagoya, Japan, September 8, 2017 – Yuki Ishii and Erika Araki helped Japan to bounce back with a 3-2 (25-18, 25-27, 25-15, 16-25, 15-6) win over defending champions Brazil in the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Grand Champions Cup at the Nippon Gaishi Hall on Friday.

World Grand Champions Cup - Scores

Ishii topped all scorers with 18 points, while Araki tallied 18 markers, including six blocks to power the Japanese offence and defence. Risa Shinnabe and Mami Uchiseto added 15 and 12 points, respectively. Brazilians Natalia Pereira and Ana Beatriz Correa led their side with 15 and 13 points.

World Grand Champions Cup – Match Statistics by Teams

Japan won its first-ever five-setter in the World Grand Champions Cup. In their most recent encounter with Brazil at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix, Japan also won in the tie-breaker.

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Ishii headed the offensive charge against Brazil to give Japan a 25-18 opening set win. Brazil struck at the last moment to tie the score at 22-all and seize the win at 27-25. The Asian side were more mindful of their previous set blunder and protected their lead in the third set. The South Americans forced a tie-breaker, but Japan utilised their quickness to win the match at 15-6.


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