FIVB VOLLEYBALL WORLD LEAGUE 2012
FINAL REPORT
43
POOL
D
INTERCONTINENTAL ROUND HIGHLIGHTS
course, for us it’s important, but for them the
victory was very special. We played well again
and in my opinion the key for this victory was
our great service, we made only six mistakes.”
Bulgaria were helped by 11 aces and 16 blocking
points, as well as strong performances from
Tsvetan Sokolov (24 points) and Matey Kaziyski
(21
points). Germany were led by György Grozer
with 22 points. In the first match of the weekend,
Argentina kicked off their World League campaign
with a big win over Bulgaria, but Germany then
cruised past Argentina in three sets in a match
where Grozer was the only player who managed
to get into double figures (13 points).
ARG BUL GER POR
FRANKFURT AM MAIN,
GERMANY
May 25
BUL 0-3 ARG
16-25 18-25 21-25
May 25
POR 0-3 GER
23-25 15-25 18-25
May 26
POR 0-3 BUL
22-25 16-25 12-25
May 26
GER 3-0 ARG
25-18 25-17 26-24
May 27
ARG 3-0 POR
28-26 25-20 25-21
May 27
GER 1-3 BUL
22-25 21-25 25-19 23-25
POOL D
ROUND
1
RANKING
Matches
Total Points
Pts Won Lost Won Lost Ratio
1
GER Germany
6
2 1 242 209 1.158
2
ARG Argentina
6
2 1 212 198 1.071
3
BUL Bulgaria
6
2 1 224 216 1.037
4
POR Portugal
0
0 3 173 228 0.759
Bulgaria had 12 blocks to Portugal’s three
in the two teams’ first confrontation
Portugal setter Rui
Moreira made his sole
2012
World League appearance
in the second set against Germany
Germany’s Lukas Kampa,
the fourth-best setter
of the Intercontinental
Round
Argentina’s Pablo Crer was
a presence at the net in his
team’s first match against
Bulgaria, recording five
blocks and 11 points