For the athletes of Rana Verona, the qualifying tournament for the next Olympic Games, scheduled for Paris in 2024, continues at a rapid pace. In Group A, the Italy of Moscow and Cortesia collected one victory and one defeat, as did Amin with his Iran. The positive streak, however, of Mozic and Slovenia in Poule B is extended, while in Group C Grozdanov achieved a success and a knockout. with Bulgaria.
After the full spoils achieved in the first two outings, Ferdinando De Giorgi’s Italy dealt with Ukraine rather quickly, defeating 3 to 0. Leandro Mosca also came to the Taraflex in Rio de Janeiro and scored two points. In the following round, however, the first stop came, at the hands of Germany. At this juncture, neither Mosca nor Cortesia took part in the meeting. Now the ranking sees the Azzurri in third place with 9 points.
Having emerged empty-handed from the first two matches, Iran found a smile in the third round of their tournament thanks to the 3-1 win against Qatar. The new opposite number did not take the field in this match, but faced the following match against the Czech Republic, where he scored twice, but was unable to avoid defeat for his team.
Untouched path up to this moment for the team led by Coach Cretu, who added two more victories to those already obtained in the previous races. In the third stage of the event, it was Finland that surrendered in front of a Mozic in great shape, author of 17 points, of which 3 from blocks and 2 from nine meters. A performance to be remembered against Egypt too for the hammer born in 2002, capable of putting 21 balls on the ground and blocking his opponents three times on the block. Slovenia now leads the group with 12 points.
Half a smile for Grozdanov and his teammates in these other two days of the competition. Against Argentina, the 6 points scored by the Scaliger centre-back were not enough to avoid leaving the pitch empty-handed, but in the match against the Netherlands the immediate reaction came, with a collective performance of value. In this case, Grozdanov stood out with a haul of 8 points (1 winning block and 1 ace), contributing to the momentary fifth place in the rankings.