Adenizia leads Brazilian block party into Grand Prix finals


Adenizia rejoices after another one of her kill blocks against USA

Cuiaba, Brazil, July 23, 2017 – Brazil’s Adenizia Da Silva and USA’s Carli Lloyd proved to be the masters in what was a real block party between the two teams in their last FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 match before the finals. Brazil needed the victory to book their tickets to Nanjing and, with the support of 11 thousand on the stands, got it – 3-1 (25-20, 25-13, 18-25, 25-18).

Da Silva and Lloyd piled up five kill blocks each and were the main contributors to Brazil’s overall 17 and USA’s 15 in the match. Adenizia scored a total of 18 points, second only to her teammate Natalia Pereira with 19. Tetori Dixon and Megan Courtney were the best scorers for USA with 12 points each.


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