RIMINI, Italy, June 9, 2021 – Slovenia defeated
Canada 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-22) in the opening
day of the third round at the FIVB Men’s
Volleyball Nations League on Wednesday.
The match was closer than the 3-0 score shows as
the Slovenians main favorable difference relied
on the attacks 44-34.
The rest of the scoring categories were pretty
evened at the end of the contest as the
Canadians led in blocks 5-3 and the Slovenians
did in serves 5-2.The winners committed 22
errors to 23 by the losers.
Toncek Stern had 17 points as the main offensive
weapon of Slovenia, followed by Klemen Cebulj
and Tine Urnaut with 12 and 10, respectively.
For Canada, Nicholas Hoag had 16 and John Gordon
Perrin added 10.