Two Manitobans Named to Women’s FIVB World Championships Roster

Two Manitobans Named to Women’s FIVB World Championships Roster

Canada Women's Volleyball
Team Canada will compete at the 2018 Women’s FIVB World Championships in Japan. (JAPAN2018.FIVB.COM)

Two Manitoba volleyball players are part of a 14-women roster representing Canada at the upcoming FIVB World Championships in Japan.

Alicia Ogoms of Winnipeg and Megan Cyr of St. Andrews, Manitoba are part of Canada’s pool B in Sapporo for the first round of the round-robin. Canada joins Turkey, Italy, Cuba, China and Bulgaria in the same pool.

The world’s best 24 teams will be in Japan following a qualifying process, which started in 2016. The 24 countries competing in the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship are split according to the following: South America (two), Asia (five), Europe (eight), Africa (two) and NORCECA (seven).

The FIVB World Championships run September 29 to October 20.

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