Cuba loses to Japan in Volleyball Nations League

Cuba loses to Japan in Volleyball Nations League
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21 June 2023
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The Cuban men’s team lost today in three straight sets against Japan, in the second week of the Volleyball Nations League, in a match corresponding to pool 4 that will take place in Orleans, France.

According to the International Federation website, the undefeated Japanese won with partial scores of 25-21, 25-16 and 25-21, in a match in which the Cubans delivered 30 points due to their own errors.

The official statistics of the challenge reflect better results of the Japanese in attack, 42 ​​goals to 31, and the errors that give points to the rivals (17-30), while the disciples of Nicolás Vives were more effective in blocking (8 -3) and the service (3-0).

The top scorer of the match was Ran Takahashi, who accumulated 14 points, 13 in attack and one in blocking, followed by Cubans Miguel Ángel López (10/8-1-1) and Marlón Yant (10/6-3- 1), the only three players with double digits.

With this performance, Cuba suffered its fifth setback in the preliminary phase of the tournament, since in the first week it ended with four defeats and one victory.

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