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Brazil wins friendly match 3-1 over Dominican Republic


MANAUS, Brazil, May 31, 2017 - The Brazilian women's volleyball team started the 2017 season with a victory on Tuesday in front of 3,107 passionate fans.


Coach José Roberto Guimarães's team beat the Dominican Republic in a friendly game for 3 sets to 1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-19, and 25-21) in 1: 50 at the Amadeu Teixeira Arena in Manaus.


Brazil will return to the field against the Dominican Republic at 9:30 p.m. (GMT) on Thursday at the Guilherme Paraense Arena in Belém.


Olympic champion Tandara stood out in the confrontation and finished the game as the top scorer, with 18 hits. The middle blocker Adenizia also scored well, with 13 hits. The attackers Natália and Drussyla and middle blocker Carol scored 10 points each. On the side of the Dominican Republic, striker Yonkaira Peña was the greatest scorer, with 13 hits.


Starters for Brazil - Roberta, Tandara, Natália, Drussyla, Adenízia and Carol. Libero - Suelen

Entered- Naiane, Fernanda Tomé, Amanda, Edinara and Rosamaria

Head Coach - José Roberto Guimarães


Starters for Dominican Republic - Marte, B. Martinez, Peña, Rodriguez, Valdez and J. Martinez. Libero - Binet

Entered - Fersola, Dominguez, Peralta, Moreno and Gonzalez

Head Coach - Marcos Kwiek