Supreme Chonburi play Volero Le Cannet on Saturday


Shaoxing, China,
December 7, 2018 - Supreme Chonburi take on Volero Le Cannet in the
classification matches for places 5 ot 8 in the FIVB Volleyball Women's
Club World Championship on Saturday.

·    Supreme Chonburi and Volero Le Cannet will meet for the first time.
 Volero Zürich, one of Volero Le Cannet's predecessors have played once
before against Thai opposition. In Manila in 2016, they won in straight
sets against Bangkok Glass.
·    The only match for Supreme Chonburi
against a European side was their straight-set loss against Eczacibasi
VitrA at this year's tournament.

Supreme Chonburi
 Tournament debutants Supreme Chonburi claimed their first win at the
2018 club world championship by defeating Altay Volleyball Club 3-1.
 Supreme Chonburi could now become the first side from Thailand to
claim multiple wins at the club world championship. Bangkok Glass
claimed one win, in 2016.
·    Supreme Chonburi can still equal the
best ranking for a team from Thailand - a fifth place for Chang Bangkok
in 2010 and 2011.
·    Wipawee Srithong scored 21 points against
Altay Volleyball Club. She is her teams top scorer at this tournament on
38 points, followed by Pleumjit Thinkaow (35).

Volero Le Cannet
·    Volero Le Cannet and Altay Volleyball Club are the only two teams without a win at this year's club world championship.
 Volero Le Cannet have played two five-set matches this tournament.
They lost 3-2 against both Minas Tènis Clube and Zhejiang Women's
Volleyball Club. No other match in this tournament has been decided in
five sets in the preliminary round.
·    Despite their 3-2 set loss, Volero won more points against Zhejiang (107 against 102).
 Four players reached double figures in points for Volero against
Zhejiang - Gergana Dimitrova (18), Angelina Lazarenko (17), Ana Bjelica
(15), Laura Unternährer (15).
·    Bjelica is the team's top scorer
on 40 points. She is the only player from Volero to reach double figures
in all three matches so far.


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