With all of the Olympic tickets being booked on Saturday, all teams entered Day 7 without the pressure. Italy tops the WOQT table after straight sets defeat over Kazakhstan with Netherlands finishing right behind after a lost tie-breaker to Japan.
Check out WOQT Day 6 recap here.
Dominican Republic Vs Korea
Result: 3-0 (25-23, 25-11, 28-26) – watch full match here
With only two wins, grabbed at the end of the competition, Dominican Republic stays disappointed with the overall result of WOQT in Japan.
Korean coach Lee Jungchul decided to let some of his players rest, as the team secured its Olympic berth on Saturday.
Full WOQT preview can be found here.
Thailand vs Peru
Result: 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-23) – watch full match here
Thailand and Peru won’t be able to fulfill their Olympic dream in Rio 2016. Both teams were out of the race for Rio tickets on Saturday. Though Thailand can still even up with Japan with the number of victories and points, Japanese have better set ratio and secured the last available Olympic berth in the tie-break against Italy on Saturday.
Peru coach Mauro Marasciulo claimed Thailand is the best team in Asia. He recalled their win against Korea and very close match with Japan. Speaking of Peru, Marasciulo was happy his young team was able to play at the WOQT in Japan and gain more experience for the future.
WOQT Results & Predictions
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NO – Next Opponent
NGP – Next Game Prediction
OFRP – Our Final Result Prediction
Italy vs Kazakhstan
Result: 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-19) – watch full match here
Italy closes up WOQT performance with straight sets victory over Kazakhstan. Kazakh remained the only team without a win in Japan. Vyacheslav Shapran summarized Kazakhstan’s case at WOQT.
Captan Radmila Beresneva hopes to get more experience ahead of Tokyo 2020.
Full WOQT schedule can be found here.
Japan Vs Netherlands
Result: 3-2 (20-25, 25-13, 21-25, 32-30, 15-11) – watch full match here
Japan and Netherlands served five setter to close up the competition with the victory of the hosting team. Both teams have qualified on Saturday, but coaches decided to send their full squads on court anyway.
Lonneke Sloetjes topped Best Scorer Ranking in both match and competition, reaching 32 points and 157 overall. On Japan’s side Miyu Nagaoka led the team with 25 points.
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