Anne Bujis of Rexona Sesc Rio fires a big one away from Bangkok Glass blocker Wilavan Apinyapong.
Manila, Philippines, October 22, 2016 – Rexona-Sesc Rio advanced to the battle for fifth spot after an easy workout of Bangkok Glass 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-20) in the classification for the fifth to eighth places at the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Monique Pavao made 13 points, built on 10 kills, while Anne Bujis added nine, and Gabi Guimaraes and Carol da Silva each had seven markers for the team from Rio de Janeiro, which will face the winner between home team PSL-F2 Logistics Manila and Hisamitsu Springs Kobe for the fifth spot on Sunday.
Rexona-Sesc Rio won two lopsided sets before Bangkok Glass threatened in the third set. The Brazilians reached match point, 24-18, but Bangkok Glass saved two of those, 24-20. Drussyla Costa took control after a timeout and sealed the win for Rexona-Sesc Rio with a soft push.
Wilavan Apinyapong led the way for Bangkok Glass with 10 points, all from spikes.
Bangkok Glass will square off against the loser of the game between home team PSL-F2 Logistics Manila and Hisamitsu Springs Kobe.Quick links:
- FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship Manila 2016 - Website
- FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship Manila 2016 - Results & Schedule
- FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship Manila 2016 - Teams