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Brazil overcome Turkey in five sets

Brazil, of our player Tandara Caixeta, defeated host Turkey in five sets in the most dramatic encounter of the entire Week 1 of the 2017 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix – Group 1.

In front of 7,000 spectators in Ankara Brazil celebrated 3:2 (24:26, 25:17, 25:18, 22:25, 15:13). The match lasted nearly three hours, and Tandara Caixeta was one of the best on the court with 20 points scored. Brazil poured 12 aces comparing to Turkey’s 5, while both sides showed excellent blocking display, but with Brazil making much more (19:13).

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