The Dutch volleyball players are still unbeaten in the tournament for the World Cup. The Orange squad won a great win over Brazil in Hamamatsu in Japan on Monday.
The Orange Women, who are seventh in the world ranking, did not give a set against the global number four: 25-23, 25-21 and 25-22.
With 25 points, Lonneke Slöetjes was the top scorer of the game against Brazil. Anne Buijs made thirteen points against the Olympic champion of 2008 and 2012.
The Netherlands won 3-0 in Hamamatsu last week against Argentina and Kenya. With nine points, the team of coach Jamie Morrison is at the same level as the leader China and number three the United States. The US is the next opponent of Orange on Wednesday.
All twelve countries play against each other once in all. The team that will be at the top in less than two weeks will win the world cup. Four years ago the final victory went to China.
Top six position in world cup
- 1. China: 3-9 (9-0)
- 2. The Netherlands: 3-9 (9-0)
- 3. United States: 3-9 (9-2)
- 4. Russia: 3-5 (6-5)
- 5. Brazil: 3-5 (6-5)
- 6. Japan: 2-4 (5-4)