07. 12. 2019

CWCH 2019 M: Lube march into final, Al-Rayyan to fight for bronze medal

Source: clubworldchampionships.2019.men.fivb.com; Photo: clubworldchampionships.2019.men.fivb.com

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Cucine Lube Civitanova earned a place in the final of the 2019 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Club World Championship in Betim, Brazil.


European champions Cucine Lube Civitanova will play their third successive Club World Championship final. They swept the Qatari side and also Asian champions, Al-Rayyan Sports Club, by a 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-23) and will play a home team of Sada Cruzeiro Vôlei for the gold medal.

Cuban-born Yoandy Leal led Lube with 18 points and was the only double-digit player on the Italian side. Portuguese Marco Ferreira scored 10 points for Al-Rayyan. Iranian opposite Amir Ghafour debuted for Lube in the competition because he had just recovered from an injury but he played only the first set.

2019 FIVB Men’s Volleyball Club World Championship – semifinals

December 7:

(2) Sada Cruzeiro Vôlei (BRA) – (3) Zenit Kazan (RUS) 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-23)

(1) Cucine Lube Civitanova (ITA) – (4) Al-Rayyan Sports Club (QAT) 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-23)

3rd place match

December 8:

Zenit Kazan (RUS) - Al-Rayyan Sports Club, 13:30 CET


December 8:

Sada Cruzeiro Vôlei - Cucine Lube Civitanova, 16:30 CET



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