RIMINI, Italy, June 7, 2021 – Japan beat Canada
3-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-15) in a women’s
volleyball contest at the FIVB Nations League.
The Japanese, playing text-book volleyball, only
committed 10 unforced errors in the whole match
to 24 by the Canadians.
The winners held a 41-25 overwhelming advantage
in attacks and also dominated in serving aces
6-2. The taller Canadians held the margin in
Ai Kurogo and Mayu Ishikawa each contributed 13
points to the victory of Japan while Nichika
Yamada added 10.
Kiera Van Ryk and Shainah Joseph finshed with 9
and 7 points, respectively, for Canada.