Volleyball: Miyaura man of the match as Japan stun France

Kento Miyaura was Japan’s golden substitution in their fourth Volleyball Nations League 2023 victory.

The sub-in opposite powered the home team to a 3-1 (25-27, 25-22, 25-21, 25-20) win over defending VNL champions France in the last Pool 2 game in Nagoya on Sunday. This result pushed Japan to the top of the current standings on 12 points and only two sets lost, and only previous leaders USA have a shot at reclaiming the first place after week one, should they take the three points from their last match in Ottawa later in the day. Meanwhile, France are leaving Nagoya with a 1-3 win-loss record and three points, currently standing 12th in the table. ...continue reading