Hosts Zhejiang up against Minas Tenis Clube of Brazil


Shaoxing, China, December 4, 2018 - Hosts Zhejiang Women's Volleyball Club will take on Minas Tenis Clube of Brazil on the second day of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship.

·    Zhejiang Women's Volleyball Club and Minas Tenis Clube meet for the first time at the Club World Championship as both teams participate for the first time.
·    This is the second Club World Championship meeting between a Chinese and Brazilian team. Osasco defeated Bohai Bank Tianjin 3-0 in the 2012 group stage.

Zhejiang Women's Volleyball Club
·    Zhejiang Women's Volleyball Club lost 3-0 against defending champions Vakifbank on their Club World Championship debut on Tuesday.
·    No team has won the Club World Championship after a 3-0 defeat in their opening match.
·    Kaiyi Ren scored eight points in Zhejiang Women's Volleyball Club's opening match, at least three more than any other teammate.

Minas Tenis Clube
·    Tournament debutants Minas Tenis Clube kicked off their 2018 Club World Championship campaign with a 3-2 win over Volero Le Cannet on Tuesday.
·    The last team from Brazil to win their first two Club World Championship matches was Leites Nestlé/Jundiai in 1994. They went on to win the title that year.
·    In last year's edition only one match needed a fifth set, the third-place decider between Voléro Zürich and Eczacibasi VitrA which Voléro won 3-2.
·    Caroline Gattaz scored a team-high 19 points in Minas Tenis Clube's opening win: 14 spikes and five blocks.


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