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>> Spain and Canada get Wild Cards to Mens
Volleyball World Cup 99
Lausanne, 29 September 99 The World Cup 99
Organising Committee and the
FIVB have jointly decided to attribute the two
available Wild Cards for
the Mens event to Spain and Canada.
The roster of the Mens World Cup 99 Nov. 18
to Dec. 3 in Japan is
now complete with Italy, Russia, Brazil,
Argentina, USA, Cuba, China,
Korea, Tunisia, Japan, Spain and Canada.
The names of the two Wild Cards for the Womens
World Cup Nov. 2 to 16
in Japan will be released by the end of this
The competition formula of both events will be a
full round robin (each
team will play against the 11 other teams). The
official match schedules
will be presented at a Press Conference held in
Tokyo, Shinagawa Prince
Hotel, on October 4 at 2:00 p.m.
Victoria Volleyball Association
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