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World League 2002 - Press Info

Match Descriptive

Brazil beat Poland 3-2 (30-28, 22-25, 21-25, 25-10, 15-9) - duration 2:11
13-Jul, start time: 10:03, end time: 12:14 - Attendance: 10,600
Brazil recovered from the yestarday's match and beat Poland in Goiânia
The tension between Brazil and Poland begun even before the match started. In the warm up some arguing came up. Brazil chenged the team today with Giba in Dantes's place. In the first set, they served better than yestarday and did not make so many forced errors. Meanwhile the Polish players presented what they do better: bloching.
The Brazilian reception did not work so well in the second set what make things easier to Poland 's contra-attack. The Polish player Gruzka was the best scorer with 8 points.
Third set set: Brazil started to make a lot of mistakes once again. Giovane entered in Giba's place but the change did not work out.
Rodrigao got into Gustavo's place. The Brazilian team reacted and gave no chance to Poland in the fourth set. Giba was the main player in the decisive moments (7 points).
In the tie-break, the Brazilian players continued to play concentrated and kept it till the end. André Nascimento was the best scorer of the match with 22 points.h