The Netherlands beat Cameroon 3-0 (25-21, 27-25, 25-18) - duration 1:17
28-May, start time: 17:00, end time: 18:17 - Attendance: 1.250
Netherlands open campaign with win over courageous Cameroon
Hot favourites the Netherlands, ranked 12th in the world, did it tough before eventually wrapping up a straight sets victory over Cameroon, ranked 15 places behind their opponents at 27th, in the opening game of the World Olympic Qualification tournament at the Pabellón M. Casa de Campo Rockodromo in Madrid, Spain.
Cuba beat Spain 3-1 (25-17, 14-25, 25-23, 25-16) - duration 1:45
28-May, start time: 19:30, end time: 21:15 - Attendance: 6.800
Cuba dent Spanish hopes with superb victory
A young and exciting Cuban side beat Spain in four fantastic sets to deal an early blow to the chances of the hosts of claiming the one Olympic ticket on offer at the World Olympic Qualification tournament at the Pabellón M. Casa de Campo Rockodromo in Madrid, Spain on Friday.