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Poland sink Japan to succeed in Volleyball Nations League ultimate

WARSAW, July 22 (Xinhua) — Poland males’s volleyball group beat Japan 3-1 (19-25, 28-26, 25-17, 25-21) on house floor in Gdansk on Saturday to safe their spot within the Volleyball Nations League ultimate.

It was Cuban-born outdoors hitter Wilfredo Leon, who led the hosts to the large victory with 23 factors, whereas spiker Lukasz Kaczmarek poured in 19 factors. Outside hitter Yuki Ishikawa scored 22 for Japan.

The group led by Philippe Blain made a robust begin to win the opening set 25-19. The hosts had huge issues with reception after gorgeous serves by Ran Takahashi, and Kento Miyaura killed Poland’s hopes with two robust assaults to place his group forward.

Poland responded in the very best manner within the second set as Nikola Grbic’s group didn’t miss the possibility after Kaczmarek spiked it for 28-26 on the scoreboard.

The hosts stored the robust tempo as Lukasz Bieniek did an incredible job within the service space to permit Poland to go forward with a secure benefit (14-7). Then the silver medalists of the FIVB Men’s World Championship 2022 managed the sport to win 25-17 and take the lead 2-1.

In the fourth set, Japan couldn’t flip the conflict into their favor. Blain’s aspect began effectively, however Poland scored 5 factors in a row. Norbert Huber’s center assault led Poland to get their first match ball, whereas Aleksander Sliwka delivered a robust assault to make it 25-21 within the ultimate set of the sport.

Poland will play towards the United States within the ultimate on Sunday.