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Match schedule confirmed for Women’s Club World Championship

The two European teams hosts Volero Zurich and European champions VakifBank Istanbul are in different pools

Zurich, Switzerland, September 17, 2013 – South American champions Unilever Volei of Brazil will have the honour of playing the opening match of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship against USA’s Iowa Ice in the Zurich Saalsporthalle on October 9.

The opening Pool B match will take place at 17:30 (local time), followed by Asian champions Guangdong Evergrande of China against Africa title winners Kenya Prisons in Pool A at 20:30.

Hosts Volero Zurich will make their debut on October 10 at 20:30 against Guangdong Evergrande in Pool A while 2011 silver medallists and European champions VakifBank Istanbul will play their first match the same day against Iowa Ice in a Pool B clash at 17:30.

The first three days will feature two matches each before the semifinals on October 12 at 15:00 and 18:00 and the finals on October 13 at 14:00 for the bronze medal match and 17:00 for the gold.
Zurich is the first Swiss city to host an FIVB volleyball event when it welcomes six of the world’s premier clubs from October 9 to 13.

One club from each Confederation as well as host club Volero Zurich will battle it out for honours in the seventh edition one year after Sollys Nestlé of Brazil won their first ever title and third successive medal.

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