Manila, Philippines, October 19, 2016 - The 2015 bronze medallists Volero Zurich take on Hisamitsu Springs Kobe to get day 2 rolling at the 2016 FIVB Women's Club World Championship.
Having lost their opening match to VakifBank Istanbul in four sets, the Japanese side need a win to realistically stay alive in the race for a ticket to the semifinals of the competition - which would be a first for them, having twice placed 5th in their previous two appearances at the Club World Championships.
Volero opened their 2016 campaign with a win over Bangkok Glass and another today practically sees them through to the semifinals.Volero Zurich
- In 13 matches in the history of the FIVB Club World Championships, Volero hold a 7-6 record.
- Volero enjoy a 2-1 win-lose record against Asian clubs in the history of the Club Worlds.Hisamitsu Springs Kobe
- Hisamitsu Springs have played five matches previously in the FIVB Club World Championships and have a 1-4 record.
- Only win was against Turkey's Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul in four sets in 2015 in Zurich.