Molico Osasco receive Women's Club World Championship wild card
Lausanne, Switzerland, March 31, 2014 – The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the organisers of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship Zurich 2014 have announced that the first of two wild cards for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship Zurich 2014 has been allocated to Molico Osasco of Brazil.
Molico Osasco were the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship champions in 2012|
The 2014 South America Women’s Club Championship runner’s up are currently in the semifinals of the Brazilian SuperLiga and join hosts Volero Zurich, 2014 South America Women’s Club Championship champions Sesi-SP and European club champions Dinamo Kazan as the teams who have already qualified for the tournament which will take place from May 7 to 11.
Molico Osasco, who claimed the 2012 FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship title, boast plenty of Brazilian internationals including Sheilla as captain, Adenizia, Thaisa, Fabiola, Jaqueline and Camila while Italian wing spiker Caterina Bosetti is also in their line-up.
The four time winners of the South America Women’s Club Championship from 2009 to 2012 have qualified for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship three times having previously finished third in 2011 and second in 2010.
The wild card decisions are made jointly between the FIVB and the organisers with the second wild card expected to be allocated in the coming weeks.
The eighth edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship will be held in Zurich, Switzerland and will feature six teams with the winner of the Asian Club Championship, which will take place from April 17 to 25 in Nakhonpathom, Thailand and one more wild card completing the line-up.
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