Here comes the 6th match of the FIVB Volleyball World Cup 2019, where Italy will fight against Japan. In this tournament, both the teams will be squared off against each other for the first time. Actually, it’s their fresh start in the tournament FIVB World Cup 2019. The match ITA vs JAP is scheduled to be held at 3:50 PM on October 1, 2019. The 6th game will be played at Fukuoka, Japan.
ITA & JAP PREVIOUS STATS:
Italy has had been a runner up in the last season when they lost their final match that was against USA. So, yes! It’s quite clear the team has that caliber which will produce a tough competition for Japan in today’s match too.
On the other end, we’ve Japan. Japan has been a part of all the World Cup tournaments for a long time. But, unfortunately, it couldn’t make it to the finals even for once. There were times, when both these teams had come off against each other. And, most of the time it was Italy smashing off Japan. In the last world cup, Japan was ranked in the 6th position.
Let’s have a look over the TEAM SQUADs of ITA vs JAP
ITALY: Davide Candellaro, Riccardo Sbertoli, Luca Spirito, Davide Gardini, Osmany Juantorena, Simone Giannelli, Giacomo Raffaelli, Daniele Mazzone, Ivan Zaytsev, Filippo Lanza, Fabio Balaso, Dick Kooy, Massimo Colaci, Matteo Piano c, Roberto Russo, Oleg Antonov, Simone Anzani, Nicola Pesaresi, Daniele Lavia, Gabriele Nelli, Alberto Polo, Oreste Cavuto, Luigi Randazzo, Giulio Pinali, Francesco Zoppellari
ITA TEAM UPDATES:
- Matteo Piano, the captain of the team in this FIVB world cup 2019.
- Fabio Balaso, the libero player for the first match.
- Key Players ~ Oleg Antonov, Gabriele Nelli and Matteo Piano.
JAPAN: Kunihiro Shimizu, Hideomi Fukatsu, Naonobu Fujii, Issei Otake, Tatsuya Fukuzawa, Akihiro Yamauchi, Takashi Dekita, Masahiro Yanagida c, Satoshi Tsuiki, Taichiro Koga, Yuji Nishida, Masahiro Sekita, Naoya Takano, Yuki Ishikawa, Haku Ri, Kentaro Takahashi, Tsubasa Hisahara, Masashi Kuriyama, Hiroaki Asano, Taishi Onodera, Akihiro Fukatsu, Tomohiro Yamamoto, Yuki Higuchi, Yamato Fushimi, Yudai Arai
JAP TEAM UPDATES:
- Masahiro Yanagida, the skipper of the team in this FIVB world cup 2019.
- Tomohiro Yamamoto, the libero player for the first match.
- Key Players ~ Yuji Nishida and Masahiro Yanagida.
Keeping in mind all these stats and according to the analytics, it could have been predicted today’s win will be in the hands of Italy. Cheers to Italy!