Volero Zürich are seeking their second medal in the competition, after claiming bronze at home in 2015.
Manila, Philippines, October 14, 2016 - After hosting the event for three years running in Zurich, Volero play their first game in the history of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship abroad and 13th overall against Thailand's debutantes Bangkok Glass on Tuesday.
Volero have played twice before against an Asian club, defeating China's Guangdong Evergrande in pool play in 2013, before losing to the same team in the bronze medal match of the same event.Quick links:FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship Manila 2016 - WebsiteFIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship Manila 2016 - ScheduleFIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship Manila 2016 - TeamsVolero Zürich
- In 12 matches in the history of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championships, Volero hold a 6-6 record.
- After two unsuccessful attempts in 2013 and 2014, Volero won their first medal in 2015 beating Rexona-AdeS Rio de Janeiro in the bronze medal game.Bangkok Glass
- Bangkok Glass are making their debut appearance in the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championships.
- They are the second team from Thailand to compete, after Federbrau Bangkok finished 5th in the 2010 and 2011 editions, both in Doha.