The four times argentinian league champion Drean Bolívar qualified for the World Club Championship semifinals held in Doha, Qatar. Defeated Dynamo Moscow, number 2 in Europe, by 3-1. This Monday at local 12 pm, will face Polish Skra Beltchatow for a place in the final.
Weber’s team finished second in Group B, Italian Trentino escort, and will face the leader of the other area that is unbeaten. World champion and league azzurra pointer has a difficult exam against Paykan (Iran).
This is a historic result for Bolivar, because for the first time an Argentine squad accesses a decisive stage and in turn, secured his stay in Doha until the last day of the tournament. If he beats the Polish will go for gold, something that it was just a far dream before the World Club Championship start.
The reasons of the victory were the confidence and the smart use of the Argentine weapons, such as the serve (Luciano De Cecco is the best with 7 aces), the set (De Cecco is the best, too); and the possession of the ball when the high block guarded the counterattacks. Federico Pereyra made 16 points to be placed as the second top scorer of the championship with 55 annotations.
Skra Beltchatow defeated the Egyptian Al Ahli by 3-0 and finished as the unbeaten team of Group A. Trentino´s coach used an alternative formation to beat Northamerican Paul Mitchell.