Back to
WORLD LEAGUE main page


- General Preview
- Star Profiles
- Live Scores
Weekly Previews & Reviews:
- Week 1
- Week 2
- Week 3
- Week 4
- Week 5
- Week 6

- Teams & Pools
Schedule:
     - Overview
     - Detailed
     - Final Round
- Results
- Standings
- Best Players
- Press info
   - Week 1
   - Week 2
   - Week 3
   - Week 4
   - Week 5
   - Week 6
   - Final Round
- Pictures
- Press Contacts
- Watch it on TV

- Cities & Halls
- Tickets
- Competition Formula
- Prize Money
- Specific Rules

Facts & Figures

- History
- Honors
- Previous Season Results
Previous years:
- Number of spectators
- TV coverage
- Prize Money


 
 
World League 2002 - Press Info

Match Descriptive

Brazil beat Argentina 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-20) - duration 1:50
28-Jun, start time: 15:32, end time: 17:22 - Attendance: 12,500
BRAZIL WON THE FIRST ONE AGAINST ARGENTINA
The first set was really equilibrated. While Brazil forced its service a lot, Argentina lost a few attacks. However two attacks errors of the Brazilian team gave Argentina the victory: 25 x 23.
Brazil served a lot better in the second set, especially the middle-blocker Gustavo and made things much more difficult for Argentina's reception. The Brazilian attack also improved: 13 points against 9 of Argentina.
Brazil made a lot of mistakes once again in the third set: 13 points against 3 from Argentina. However tha Brazilian block and serve made the difference: 25 x 23.
In the fourth and last set, the brazilian players continued to play concentrated and let the team to the match point: 25 x 23.