2009 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup

2009 Men's World Grand Champions Cup
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Tournament details
Host nation  Japan
Dates November 18–23
Teams 6
Venues (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Brazil (3rd title)
MVP Cuba Robertlandy Simón
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The 2009 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup was held in Osaka and Nagoya, Japan from November 18 to November 23, 2009.

Teams

Team Qualified as
 Japan Host Country
 Iran * 2009 Asian Runners-up
 Cuba 2009 NORCECA Champions
 Brazil 2009 South American Champions
 Poland 2009 European Champions
 Egypt Wild Card

* Asian Champions Japan are already qualified as the host country.

Squads

Main article: 2009 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup Squads

Competition formula

The competition formula of the 2009 Men's World Grand Champions Cup is the single Round-Robin system. Each team plays once against each of the 5 remaining teams. Points are accumulated during the whole tournament, and the final standing is determined by the total points gained.

Venues

Results

Matches Points Sets
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Brazil 10 5 0 436 360 1.211 15 3 5.000
2  Cuba 9 4 1 474 420 1.129 14 7 2.000
3  Japan 8 3 2 430 437 0.984 9 11 0.818
4  Poland 7 2 3 402 433 0.928 9 10 0.900
5  Iran 6 1 4 472 491 0.961 8 14 0.571
6  Egypt 5 0 5 388 461 0.842 5 15 0.333

Osaka round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
18 Nov 13:30 Egypt  2–3  Iran 25–21 20–25 21–25 25–17 10–15 101–103 P3
18 Nov 15:30 Cuba  2–3  Brazil 22–25 26–24 18–25 25–23 10–15 101–112 P3
18 Nov 19:00 Japan  3–2  Poland 22–25 25–15 21–25 25–21 15–10 108–96 P3
19 Nov 13:30 Iran  1–3  Brazil 22–25 18–25 25–23 19–25   84–98 P3
19 Nov 15:30 Poland  1–3  Cuba 25–22 18–25 18–25 22–25   83–97 P3
19 Nov 19:00 Egypt  1–3  Japan 15–25 25–22 21–25 17–25   78–97 P3

Nagoya round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
21 Nov 12:30 Brazil  3–0  Poland 25–17 25–17 25–18     75–52 P3
21 Nov 14:30 Cuba  3–2  Egypt 25–17 23–25 25–14 23–25 15–7 111–88 P3
21 Nov 18:00 Japan  3–2  Iran 27–25 18–25 25–23 20–25 16–14 106–112 P3
22 Nov 12:30 Egypt  0–3  Brazil 21–25 22–25 22–25     65–75 P3
22 Nov 14:30 Iran  1–3  Poland 23–25 25–18 26–28 23–25   97–96 P3
22 Nov 18:00 Japan  0–3  Cuba 19–25 20–25 22–25     61–75 P3
23 Nov 13:30 Cuba  3–1  Iran 25–14 25–22 15–25 25–15   90–76 P3
23 Nov 15:30 Poland  3–0  Egypt 25–19 25–18 25–19     75–56 P3
23 Nov 19:00 Brazil  3–0  Japan 25–12 26–24 25–22     76–58 P3

Final standing

Awards

External links

  • Official Website of the 2009 Men's World Grand Champions Cup
  • NTV Website for the 2009 World Grand Champions Cup (Japanese)
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