Italy started with a mandatory victory. © Badminton
The Italian volleyball team celebrated an obligatory victory at the start of the Women’s World Cup. David Mazanti’s team defeated Cameroon in three sets.
September 24, 2022
Without Rafaella Folli, who will not participate in the World Cup, the co-favorite Italy met the Cameroon volleyball dwarf in Arnhem (Netherlands). Azzurre played his role as the favorite and put the Africans in their place in three consecutive sets. 25:20, 25:12, 25:16 was said at the end.
The team surrounding star Paula Igono hasn’t given Cameroon any chance. Italy quickly advanced 8-4 in the first set and then advanced eight points in a row. Also in the second half the candidates suffered an advantage of 14: 4, only in the last sentence Alessia Orro & Co made a lot of mistakes. However, there was nothing to shake at the end of the set and the match. Igono was the most consistent scorer in Italy with 17 points, followed by Caterina Bossetti and Cristina Chiricella with 13 and 10 points respectively.
“We wanted to serve high and we did it,” said coach Mazanti after the match. opinion. “On the other hand, there is still room for improvement in terms of attacks, but today it was difficult to maintain concentration”. Egonu & Co’s next match will be Monday at 6pm against Puerto Rico. Also in this duel the Italians are the great candidates.