Italy - Russia, 17:00 PM, Rotterdam


Italy and Russia will be the first to countries to play their quarterfinals. Russia ended first in their poule and Italy qualified for the quarterfials trough the play off matches by winning from Croatia.

Today the two best teams on the European ranking will meet eachother in a match to reach the semi finals. The Russian women have to be at the top of their game to beat the team from coach Bonita.  They beat Croatia yesterday in straight sets.The great Italian middle blockers Guiggi and Chirichella will fight against outside hitter Kosheleva, the best Russian spiker.

It will be a tough game!