Germany, France, Brasilia and probably Cuba are our volleyball rivals in second phase
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- 11 / 20 / 2006
Germany, France, Brasilia are the rivals of Japan's volleyball team in the second phase at the 16th World Championship in Japan. They are at the first three places in the temporary standings in the group "B".
According to the rules the first 4 teams form the total of 6 will be ranked in the four preliminary groups "Ð", "Ð’", "Ð¡" and "D".
Cuba is the favorite for the fourth place. Their team has one victory against Australia with 3:0 (25:15, 25:19, 25:20) yesterday and tomorrow will play against Greece.
Our southern neighbors have also a chance for success. Germany and France have three victories each and they have already provided participation in second phase. The Olympic and the world champion Brazil also got a place in group "F" no matter of the surprising defeat over France with 1:3 (25:20, 22:25, 23:25, 27:29) yesterday.
With three victories from 3 matches Bulgaria is the only certain team in group "C".
Source: FOCUS Information Agency