It was a  very good news for the European powerhouse, ITALY, being the wild card for the 2013 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup in Japan next month, November 19-24 , a week after the women’s league.

Italy

The FIVB has chosen the World #3, Italy,because it finished 2nd in their continental championship, being the next highest ranked country. It can be remembered that Italy lost to Russia in their gold medal match in the European Championship.

 

Photo Credit : FIVB Photo Gallery