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Men's Club World Championship takes on Olympic flavour as rosters are unveiled

 
Lausanne, Switzerland, September 20, 2016 – The FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship 2016 in Betim will feature some of the world's top players from October 18 to 23 with the rosters now officially unveiled.

Brazilian co-hosts Sada Cruzeiro will attempt to defend the title they won in last year's edition of the competition when they take on Taichung Bank of Chinese Taipei, Tala'ea El-Geish of Egypt and Zenit Kazan of Russia in Pool A. Co-hosts
Minas Tênis Clube will play Italian club Trentino Volley and Argentine teams UPCN and Bolivar in Pool B.

Team rosters - click below:

Pool A
Sada Cruzeiro
Taichung Bank
Tala'ea El-Geish
Zenit Kazan

Pool B
Bolivar
Minas Tênis Clube
Trentino Volley
UPCN



Players to look out for in Pool A will include Matthew Anderson of the United States, Wilfredo Leon of Cuba and Russian Maxim Mikhaylov for 2016 European Champions League winners Zenit Kazan. Hosts Sada Cruzeiro will feature standout players including Rio 2016 Olympic Games gold medallist William Arjona and Cubans Yoandy Leal and Robertlandy Simon.



A host of Olympic stars will also feature in Pool B, including Trentino Volley's Simone Giannelli, a silver medallist in Rio with the Italy team and a key player for the 2016 European Champions League runners-up. He will play alongside other experienced players including Sebastian Solé of Argentina, Jan Stokr of the Czech Republic and Tine Urnaut from Slovenia.

Click below for the full team rosters:

Pool A
Sada Cruzeiro
Taichung Bank
Tala'ea El-Geish
Zenit Kazan

Pool B
Bolivar
Minas Tênis Clube
Trentino Volley
UPCN


Related news:
Pools and schedule outlined for Men's Club World Champs



Quick links:
FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship Betim 2016 - Website
FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship Betim 2016 - News
FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship Betim 2016 - Schedule
FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship Betim 2016 - Competition
FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship Betim 2016 - Host city and venue
FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship Betim 2016 - Media

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