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Korea aim to end run of defeats

Korea will be hoping to celebrate by the end of the weekend as they prepare to take on defending champions Brazil
Gwangju, Korea, July 1, 2010 - Korea are looking to end their eight-match loss streak this weekend as they face a tough challenge in their final Pool A home match in the 2010 FIVB World League Intercontinental Round against Brazil who are looking to move one step closer to qualification to the Final Round.

Korea are not only yet to win their first home match, but their first home set as they look to ignite their attack when they take on the defending champions this Saturday in Gwangju.

Brazil currently head Pool A but are on level points with Bulgaria, and with the top two teams set to face off next weekend in what is likely to be a Pool-decider, they will want maximum points. Korea currently sit in fourth place behind the Netherlands and will be desperate to make up the ten-point deficit that currently splits the two sides.

Despite the fact that their is a big gap between the two sides as Korea sit at No.16 in the World Rankings and Brazil are world No.1's, the home side have aimed for one point in each match this weekend.

Brazil has the advantage over the two sides with 29 wins to 12 losses, but haven't lost to the Asians in over a decade.

For Korea, these upcoming matches against Brazil are not going to be easy, however
Korea will be looking to use strong teamwork and home advantage to help satisfy their passionate fans.

  

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