Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 19 – Brazil picked up their second win of the weekend as they beat Korea 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-19) in the third round of the International Round of the 2010 FIVB World League 2010 in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday morning.
Playing their last match at home before leaving the country to play back-to-back matches in the Netherlands, Brazil rewarded their fans, who filled out the stands of Maracanãzinho Gymnasium cheering for the hosts, with a convincing victory over the visitors.
With the result, Brazil secured top spot in Pool A with 14 points as Korea continue to fight for their first win of the tournament.
Brazilian wing spiker Dante Amaral topped the scores with 18 points while Moon Sung-Min scored 11 for the visitors.
Brazil took the lead early on thanks to a dynamic blocking display to close the set 25-19.
The defending champions began the second set well and easily strolled to a 25-15 set win.
Brazil carried their momentum into the third set and finished the match with a 25-19 win, picking up a well-deserved victory.
Brazil travel to Rotterdam next week to play the Netherlands while Korea travel to Varna to try to achieve their first victory in the FIVB World League 2010 against Bulgaria.