Canada taste victory flavor in last match at home

OTTAWA, Canada, June 13, 2022 - Canada gave the local fans a win to savor in the final match of the FIVB Men's Volleyball Nations League Ottawa phase by beating Bulgaria in five sets.

The home boys won the first two sets and seemed on path to a comfortable victory but had to battle a resilient Bulgaria before winning 3-2 (25-18, 25-18, 24-24, 21-25, 15-11).

Five Canadians led by Timothy Stephen Maar’s 25 points reached double figures. The others: Ryan Sclater (17), Nicholas Hoag (14), Jackson Howe (13) and Lucas Van Berkel (11).

Aleksandar Nikolov led Bulgaria with 17 points, followed by Asparuh Asparuhov with 15.

Canada finished the first week with a 1-3 record while Bulgaria concluded with a 0-4 mark.