FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

TEAM COMPOSITION


 UNI / Unilever Volei

 
Team manager Harry Bollmann Neto
Coach Bernardo Rezende
Assistant coach Ricardo Tabach
2nd assistant coach Helio Griner
Doctor Ney Pecegueiro Amaral
Physiotherapist Guilherme Tenius
   
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Country
  1 Gabriela Braga Guimaraes Gabi 19.05.1994 176 59 295 274 BRA
  4   Sarah Pavan Pavan 16.08.1986 196 75 319 304 CAN
  5 Regiane Bidias Régis 02.10.1986 189 74 304 286 BRA
  6   Juciely Cristina Barreto Juciely 18.12.1980 184 71 312 289 BRA
  C 7 Helia Rogerio De Souza Pinto Fofão 10.03.1970 173 65 283 264 BRA
  8   Amanda Francisco Amanda 16.08.1988 180 62 3040 2860 BRA
  9 Bruna Honorio Da Silva Bruna 03.07.1989 181 80 0 0 BRA
  11   Brankica Mihajlovic Mihajlovic 13.04.1991 189 64 282 264 SRB
  12 Roberta Silva Ratzke Roberta 28.04.1990 185 71 287 278 BRA
  L 14   Fabiana Oliveira Fabí 07.03.1980 169 59 276 266 BRA
  15 Ana Carolina Da Silva Carol 08.04.1991 183 73 290 290 BRA
  16   Natasha Farinea Natasha 08.02.1986 188 78 300 288 BRA
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

Unilever was founded in 1997 in Parana in the south of Brazil and is the most successful team in the history of Brazilian women’s volleyball. In their first year, Unilever won the Superliga, the most important championship in Brazil. Unilever moved to Rio de Janeiro in 2004 and added seven more Superliga titles (a Brazilian record), nine Rio de Janeiro Championships, three International Salonpas Cups, two Top Volley International Championships and one South American Clubs Championship. Now, Unilever want to try to triumph in the first World Clubs Championship in the club’s history.

 
Coach profile

 

Bernardo Rezende (Bernardinho) played from 1979 to 1986 and competed in two Olympic Games (1980, 1984), winning the silver medal in 1984In 1989, he started his career off the court as coach of Perugia in Italy.

As coach of the Brazil women’s team (1990-2000) he won two Olympic bronze medals and three FIVB World Grand Prix titles. He has been coach of the Brazil men’s team since 2001 and led them to Olympic gold in 2004
in addition to two silver medals, three World Championships, two World Cups and eight World League titles.

He became Unilever’s head coach in 1997 and since then has taken them to eight Superliga (Brazilian Championship) titles, nine Rio de Janeiro Championships, three Salonpas Cups, two Top Volley International Championships and the South American Clubs Championship.