Volleyball: VakifBank defeat Dentil Praia 3-0

Turkey’s VakifBank beat Brazilian Dentil Praia club in their first game at Women’s FIVB Club World Championship


Turkish volleyball club VakifBank made a good start to the 2019 Women’s FIVB Club World Championship as they beat Brazil’s Dentil Praia 3-0 on Tuesday.

VakifBank defeated Dentil Praia with 27-25, 25-20 and 25-20 sets in their first Pool B match in Shaoxing, China.

The Turkish club will take on Italy’s Igor Gorgonzola in their second match of the competition on Thursday.

VakifBank — the 2013, 2017 and 2018 champions — are in the Pool B along with Igor Gorgonzola, Dentil Praia and Chinese club Tianjin Bohai Bank.

Top two clubs in each group will advance to the semifinals of the tournament which will end on Dec. 8.

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